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- Random House 2013; US$ 12.96
'On the kibbutz it's hard to know. We're all supposed to be friends but very few really are' Ariella, unhappy in love, confides in the woman whose husband she stole. Nahum, a devoted father, can't find the words to challenge his daughter's promiscuous lover. The old idealists deplore the apathy of the young, while... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 18.74
'On the kibbutz it's hard to know. We're all supposed to be friends but very few really are.' Amos Oz's compelling new fiction offers revelatory glimpses into the secrets and frustrations of the human heart, played out by a community of misfits united by political disagreement, intense dissatisfaction and lifetimes of words left unspoken.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1993; US$ 14.95
?An exemplary instance of a writer using his craft to come to grips with what is happening politically and to illuminate certain aspects of Israeli society that have generally been concealed by polemical formulas.? ? The New York Times Notebook in hand, Amos Oz traveled throughout Israel and the West Bank in the early 1980s to talk with workers,... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1993; US$ 14.99
?Oz?s strangest, riskiest, and richest novel.? ? Washington Post Book World Israel, just before the Six-Day War. On a kibbutz, the country?s founders and their children struggle to come to terms with their land and with each other. The messianic father exults in accomplishments that had once been only dreams; the son longs to establish an identity... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1991; US$ 14.99
"A profusion of delightful passages couched in unfailingly lovely language." ? New York Times Book Review 1939. As the Nazis advance into Poland, a Jewish mathematician and watchmaker named Pomeranz escapes into the wintry forest, leaving behind his beautiful, intelligent wife, Stefa. After the war, having evaded the concentration camps, they... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1995; US$ 13.95
The haunting poetry of [Oz?s] prose and the stunning logic of his testimony make a potent mixture.? ? Washington Post Book World Amos Oz was one of the first voices of conscience to advocate for a two-state solution. As a founding member of the Peace Now movement, Oz has spent over thirty-five years speaking out on this issue, and these powerful... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1992; US$ 14.95
As an Israeli secret service agent, Yoel Ravid?s ability to sense the truth made him invaluable. Now widowed and retired, he lives with his mother, his mother-in-law, his daughter, and the haunting memory of his wife. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Translated by Nicholas de Lange. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1991; US$ 13.95
"Sensuous prose and indelible imagery." ? New York Times Three stories in which history and imagination intertwine to re-create the world of Jerusalem during the last days of the British Mandate. Refugees drawn to Jerusalem in search of safety are confronted by activists relentlessly preparing for an uprising, oblivious to the risks. Meanwhile,... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1994; US$ 14.99
?Astonishing . . . galvanic and intoxicating.? ? The New Yorker Fima lives in Jerusalem, but feels he ought to be somewhere else. In his life he has had secret love affairs, good ideas, and written a book of poems that aroused expectations. He has thought about the purpose of the universe and where the country lost its way. He has felt longings... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1998; US$ 13.95
From ?a great and true voice of our time? (Washington Post Book World), comes this story of Proffy, a twelve-year-old living in Palestine in 1947. When Proffy befriends a member of the occupying British forces who shares his love of language and the Bible, he is accused of treason by his friends and learns the true nature of loyalty and betrayal.... more...