Sayed Kashua

Book Review: “Second Person Singular”—A Powerful Look at Israel’s Tangled Issues of Identity

June 17, 2012
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In his novel, Sayed Kashua paints such a vivid picture of modern Jerusalem that I found myself longing to see that city again; he also portrays a whole spectrum of Arab life in Israel — from the poor families visited by the social workers to the ambitious Arab mothers and their sometimes feckless sons — with empathy and humor.

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