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Israeli books: A.B. Yehoshua’s The Extra features a child-free heroine

June 8, 2016

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“On the surface the new novel is about feminism and the right of women to choose not to bear children. But an underlying theme is whether liberal nationalism is an oxymoron, whether the rights of the individual (the essence of liberalism) can be reconciled with the needs of the nation.” — from my New York […]

Book review: “The Retrospective” by A.B. Yehoshua

March 18, 2013

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My review of A.B. Yehoshua’s new novel The Retrospective. Also see my examiner.com article.

A.B. Yehoshua’s open letter to Gideon Levy – Haaretz – Israel News

January 16, 2009

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An open letter to Gideon Levy – Haaretz – Israel News The doleful thought sometimes crosses my mind that it is not the children of Gaza or of Israel that you are pining for, but only for your own private conscience. Because if you are truly concerned about the death of our children and theirs, […]