Adam Shatz

6 articles
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"The Conclusion of the Age of the Prophets"

Remembering jazz musician Ornette Coleman.

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Stranger Still

Kamel Daoud’s celebrated retelling of Albert Camus’s The Stranger came within two votes of winning the Prix Goncourt. It has also made him a target of radical Islamists.

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West End Boy

On Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik and the rise of Islamophobia in Norway.

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The Life and Death of Juliano Mer-Khamis

On the assassination of a half-Palestinian, half-Jewish cultural revolutionary.

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An Argument With Instruments: On Charles Mingus

How the icon’s personal struggles with identity fed his art.

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Mubarak’s Last Breath

A primer on Egypt’s political landscape.