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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
Following extensive research in the UK, Bruce Cohen allows mental health users to tell their own stories (or 'narratives') of illness and recovery. Institutional and home treatment care is covered alongside controversial self-coping techniques such as drug-taking, spiritualism, alternative healing, sleep and watching television. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
From one of Israel?s most acclaimed writers comes a novel of extraordinary power about family life?the greatest human drama?and the cost of war. Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is on the verge of celebrating her son Ofer?s release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. In a fit of preemptive grief and magical thinking,... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 22.99
From the head writer of the original In Treatment , an exquisite novel of the maturation of a girl, a family, and an entire community Eden is no paradise: it is the stifling, rural community in which upscale urban escapees, Alona and Mark, drift apart and divorce under the resentful scrutiny of Roni, Mark's needy adolescent daughter. Against a... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 18.99
Recent essays on Israel, literature, and language from one of the country's most respected and best-loved voices Throughout his career, David Grossman has been a voice for peace and reconciliation between Israel and its Arab citizens and neighbors. In six new essays on politics and culture in Israel today, he addresses the conscience of a country... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 8.99
Set in Tel Aviv and Paris, a powerful story of love, friendship, regret, and war, as current as today's headlines Ronit Matalon's fiction has been praised as "haunting," "inventive," "refreshingly daring." Now in a graceful, illuminating second novel, she tells a provocative story of two loves, two partings, two worlds, two women: Ofra and Sarah.... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 8.99
These two novellas concern love. In 'Frenzy', Shaul is convinced that his wife is having an affair. He feverishly imagines her, in every painful detail, with her lover. Esther has never seen the human side of her aloof brother-in-law, but during a night-time journey Shaul unburdens himself, recreating an affair he has never witnessed. Is he mad? Or... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 21.14 US$ 15.86
The setting is a comedy club in a small Israeli town. An audience that has come expecting an evening of amusement instead sees a comedian falling apart on stage; an act of disintegration, a man crumbling, as a matter of choice, before their eyes. They could get up and leave, or boo and whistle and drive him from the stage, if they were not so drawn... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 26.99
What Works in Development? brings together leading experts to address one of the most basic yet vexing issues in development: what do we really know about what works and what doesn'tin fighting global poverty? The contributors, including many of the world's most respected economic development analysts, focus on the ongoing debate over which paths... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 24.95
The acclaimed author of To the End of the Land now gives us a searing short novel about the life of a standup comic as revealed in the course of one evening's performance--comedy that will lean inexorably toward tragedy. In a little dive in a small Israeli city, Dov Greenstein, a comedian a bit past his prime, is doing a night of standup. In... more...
- Profile Books 2017; US$ 11.98
A chance encounter in New York brings two strangers together: Liat is an idealistic translation student, Hilmi a talented young painter. Together they explore the city, share fantasies, jokes and homemade meals, and fall in love. There is only one problem: Liat is from Israel, Hilmi from Palestine. Keeping their deepening relationship secret, the... more...