Jonathan Shainin is on the staff of the New Yorker. He is editor, with Roane Carey, of The Other Israel, (New Press).
Conventional wisdom suggests Israelis and Palestinians are bitter enemies: two sides mired in a century-long conflict marked by violence, hatred and an unbounded reservoir of brutality, each side
It's a humid Mediterranean morning in late October.
Though there have been scattered signs of renewed interest in Dwight
Macdonald--a biography in 1994, a collection of letters in 2002--all but a
fraction of his own writing molders unattended in