Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life

At the end of the first section of Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life, Sayed Kashua recounts a telephone call he received from a stranger in 2007. As a Palestinian writer living in Jerusalem, Kashua had a platform that not many Palestinians in Israel are afforded: he had a weekly column in Haaretz, Israel’s oldest daily newspaper.Continue reading “Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life”

Second Person Singular

The lawyer, one of the nameless narrators of Second Person Singular, seems to have it all: he’s one of the best Arab criminal attorneys working in Jerusalem, and he’s treated with respect in a city where Arabs are often disenfranchised. The lawyer is always trying to improve himself, and of the of the ways heContinue reading “Second Person Singular”