He placed his notepad on his knee and wrote: Cloudy. The smell of gasoline and garbage bins. Then he looked out the window again to verify that there was nothing he had failed to note. The bus pulled away from the station with a vaporous breath and headed to the highway, toward Jerusalem. The Doors are playing on the radio, he wrote, then crossed out the words and immediately changed his mind and wrote them again.
(Excerpt from the novel, published in 2010 translated from the Hebrew by Evan Fallenberg)
A columnist and literary critic who studied comparative literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was the co-editor of “The Palestinian Nakba in Hebrew Poetry, 1948-1958,” published in 2009. His novel To Jaffa grew out of several short stories that received numerous awards, including the Ha’aretz short story competition.
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