Sunday, May 13, 2007

Book Week Begins

The Pope may be leaving Brazil tomorrow, but -- at least, in the Anglo-Saxon world -- he probably won't be leaving the headlines given Tuesday's English release of Jesus of Nazareth, his personal take on the historical Christ.

In the coming edition of Newsweek, on stands tomorrow, the magazine will publish its get, already on its website: an extended excerpt of the text.

The package includes a background piece on the work and a contribution from George Weigel, who'll be part of the book's formal presentation panel on release night in Washington.