The Book of the Dead | Janine di Giovanni | Granta Magazine

The Book of the Dead

Janine di Giovanni

I always begin bedtime stories to my son the same way: ‘Once upon a time, a long, long time ago . . .’

Janine di Giovanni

Janine di Giovanni is a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, a Professor of Practice in Human Rights and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. A war and conflict reporter for over twenty-five years, she was recently made an Ochberg Fellow at Columbia University for her work on trauma victims. Her most recent book is The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches From Syria. She was awarded the 2016 Courage in Journalism Award.

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