“A fascinating journey . . . a beautifully written book.”—Linda Robinson, The New York Times Book Review
“A richly textured fugue that dramatizes the dizzying interplay between notions—faith. Morality, identity—and nations.”—Julie Cline, Los Angeles Times
“Written with grace and empathy . . . full of wildly different stories about people and their experiences. An accomplished poet . . . Griswold is a vivid storyteller.”—Elizabeth Taylor, Chicago Tribune
“Moving, remarkable . . . The Tenth Parallel treats religion in a new, needed way.”—John Timpane, The Philadelphia Inquirer
“An impressive account of religious conflict . . . Griswold is deft at interweaving historical details with her narrative . . . The Tenth Parallel allows reader to look up from the war on terror to see the children, women, and men who live, or perish, with the consequences.”—Rachel Newcomb, The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Eliza Griswold, a fellow at the New America Foundation, received a 2010 Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. Her journalism has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and Harper’s Magazine, among others. A 2007 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, she was awarded the first Robert I. Friedman Award for investigative reporting. A collection of her poems, Wideawake Field, was published by FSG in 2007.