Eliza Griswold

Eliza Griswold
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Eliza Griswold

Eliza Griswold, a Guggenheim fellow, is the author of a collection of poems, Wideawake Field (FSG, 2007) and a nonfiction book, The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam (FSG, 2010), a New York Times bestseller that was awarded the J. Anthony Lukas Prize. She has worked with Seamus Murphy in Africa and Asia for more than a decade. She lives in New York City.

Seamus Murphy has photographed extensively in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America. His photography from Afghanistan, begun in 1994, chronicles the tumultuous life of the Afghan people. A collection of this work, titled A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan, was published as a book in 2008 and produced into an award-winning film. He has won seven World Press Photo Awards. He lives in London.


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The FSG Reading Series with Eliza Griswold

At the Russian Samovar in New York City, Eliza Griswold discusses her book "The Tenth Parallel."

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Eliza Griswold reads her poem "Tigers"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Eliza Griswold read her poem ""Tigers,"" from her poetry collection Wideawake Field. The poems in this fierce debut are a reporter's dispatches, an attempt to record what matters. Learn more about the book Wideawake Field at http://us.macmillan.com/wideawakefield/ElizaGriswold Read more about poet and journalist Eliza Griswold at http://us.macmillan.com/author/elizagriswold"

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The Tenth Parallel

Eliza Griswold
Picador

A riveting investigation of the jagged fault line between the Christian and Muslim worlds The tenth parallel—the line of latitude seven hundred miles north...


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Wideawake Field

Eliza Griswold
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The chairs have come in and the crisp yellow thwock of the ball being hit says somehow, now that it’s fall, I’m a memory of myself. My whole old...


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