John Borneman works on political anthropology in Europe, the United States, and the Middle East. His book Syrian Encounters, an extract of which appeared in Granta 93, was published by Princeton University Press in 2006.
John Borneman on Granta.com
Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition
‘The whole family giggles and I am standing there, holding his father’s hand, looking into his eyes, hesitating. Time seems to slow down.’
Essays & Memoir | Issue 91
The Weather Where We Are
‘Ice gets into the sea in two ways: it falls in from calving glaciers, or it forms during the winter. Both kinds are spectacular.’