Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation


Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

 


by
Michael Chabon

  • Author: Michael Chabon
  • Type: FB2
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • ISBN: none
  • ASIN: 9781443448437
  • Edition Language: English


  • A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.РїС—Р… In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of todays most renowned novelists and essayists, have teamed up with the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence—an organization comprised of former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied territories and saw firsthand the injustice there—and a host of illustrious writers to tell the stories of the people on the ground in the contested territories.РїС—Р… Kingdom of Olives and AshРїС—Р… includes contributions from several of todayРІР‚в„ўs most esteemed storytellers including: Colum McCann, Jacqueline Woodson, Colm Toibin, Geraldine Brooks, Dave Eggers, Hari Kunzru, Raja Shehadeh, Mario Vargas Llosa and Assaf Gavron, РїС—Р… as well as from editors Chabon and Waldman.

    Through these incisive, perceptive, and poignant essays, readersРїС—Р… will gainРїС—Р… unique insight into the narratives behind the litany of grim destruction broadcasted nightly on the news,РїС—Р… as well asРїС—Р… deeper understanding of the conflict asРїС—Р… experienced byРїС—Р… the people who live in the occupied territories.

    Together, these stories stand witness to the human cost of the occupation.РїС—Р…