Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of
Europe, by William Rosen, Viking, 2007 - Reviewed by
Few experiences have evoked greater fear in history than
plague. For nearly two millennia, the Black Death kept
returning to Europe to ravage cities and civilizations. One
of the earlier, and more terrible, outbreaks came during the reign
of the last important ancient Roman emperor, Justinian.
Made for Goodness and Why This Makes All the
Difference, by Desmond Tutu and Mpho Tutu, Harper
Collins, 2010 - Reviewed by Richard McGowan
Written by Noble Peace Prize winner, chair of the South African
Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and Butler degree holder,
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and his daughter, Mpho Tutu, herself the
executive director of the Tutu Institute for Prayer and Pilgrimage,
. . .