Balcony Over Jerusalem

John Lyons with Sylvie Le Clezio

HarperCollins, $35

On the balcony of their house in Jerusalem, foreign correspondent John Lyons, his wife, Sylvie Le Clezio, and their son, Jack, watched history unfold. “Our balcony became our private time machine. We could fast-forward from the biblical past to the troubled present. We would see tear gas being fired at Palestinians and rocks being thrown at Israeli soldiers.”

Read this exceedingly brief review by Fiona Capp in The Sydney Morning Herald.

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