“see his twisted saint’s essential sanity”

“see his twisted saint’s essential sanity”

“As ever, Michael Finkel’s voice in this fresh new chronicle is clean, clear, lucid—his attention fair and compassionate. The Stranger in the Woods is an altogether surprising page-turner that helps us to see his twisted saint’s essential sanity, and in so doing to...
Naji’s Taliban Phase

Naji’s Taliban Phase

The making and unmaking of a Taliban warrior. from The New York Times Magazine / photograph by Christopher Anderson Naji received his first letter from Ali in early July. It was delivered by a man on a donkey. The man rode from the Northern Alliance positions in the...