Helen Benedict, co-author (with Eyad Awwadawnon) of “Map of Hope and Sorrow: Stories of Refugees Trapped in Greece,” in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky. Helen Benedict is the author of seven novels and five books of non-fiction. Her latest book, “Map of Hope and Sorrow,” co-written by Eyad Awwadawnon, a Syrian refugee who was planning to get a law degree in Damascus, is partly an oral history of refugees coming to Greece after escaping from their home countries, and partly a look at the refugee camps of Greece. Also: Bay Area Theatre in 2023: Best of the Year.


Helen Benedict, co-author (with Eyad Awwadawnon) of “Map of Hope and Sorrow: Stories of Refugees Trapped in Greece,” in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky. Helen Benedict is the author of seven novels and five books of non-fiction. Her latest book, “Map of Hope and Sorrow,” co-written by Eyad Awwadawnon, a Syrian refugee who was planning to get a law degree in Damascus, is partly an oral history of refugees coming to Greece after escaping from their home countries, and partly a look at the refugee camps of Greece. Also: Review of “Little Shop of Horrors” at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley.


Helen Benedict, co-author (with Eyad Awwadawnon) of “Map of Hope and Sorrow: Stories of Refugees Trapped in Greece,” in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky. Helen Benedict is the author of seven novels and five books of non-fiction. Her latest book, “Map of Hope and Sorrow,” co-written by Eyad Awwadawnon, a Syrian refugee who was planning to get a law degree in Damascus, is partly an oral history of refugees coming to Greece after escaping from their home countries, and partly a look at the refugee camps of Greece.

Helen Benedict, whose latest novel is “Wolf Season,” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. A journalist as well as novelist, Helen Benedict focuses on the effects of war, both on civilian and military populations. Her latest novel, “Wolf Season,” takes place in a small town near Albany, New York, where Iraq war veterans and Iraqi refugees both live and work. She is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.


Helen Benedict, whose latest novel is “Wolf Season,” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. A journalist as well as novelist, Helen Benedict focuses on the effects of war, both on civilian and military populations. Her latest novel, “Wolf Season,” takes place in a small town near Albany, New York, where Iraq war veterans and Iraqi refugees both live and work. She is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.


Helen Benedict, whose latest novel is “Wolf Season,” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. A journalist as well as novelist, Helen Benedict focuses on the effects of war, both on civilian and military populations. Her latest novel, “Wolf Season,” takes place in a small town near Albany, New York, where Iraq war veterans and Iraqi refugees both live and work.

The Morning Show

The Morning Show – December 23, 2009

The Morning Show discusses the Continued Unrest in Iran and the passage of a Same Gender Marriage Law in Mexico City. David Bacon, labor correspondent, looks back at 2009 and US Labor Against the War. In the second hour “The Audacity of Greed: Free Markets, Corporate Thieves, and the Looting of America” by Jonathan Tasini, … Continued


The Morning Show

The Morning Show – April 10, 2009

We'll speak with Francis Jo-bee Nesbitt, professor of Africana studies at San Diego State University about pirates and Somalia, then an interview with Helen Benedict author of, “The Lonely Soldier, The Private War of Women in Iraq.” Letters to Washington the First 100 days with Mitch Jeserich and Reyna Cowan on Film  


The Morning Show

The Morning Show – August 19, 2008

Craig Holman, government ethics lobbyist for Public Citizen, discusses funding for both the Democratic and Republican conventions. Next a discussion of "Why Soldiers Rape: The Culture of Misogyny and illegal Occupation Fuel Sexual Violence in the Military" with Helen Benedict, who wrote about it for In These Times. In the second hour Andrew Bacevich, whose … Continued