Sayed Kashua

Writing Between Worlds

Life and art collide in the work of Israeli Arab novelist Sayed Kashua.
04/30/2012 - 20:00
Jewish Week Book Critic

When I ask Sayed Kashua about the roots of his humor, he says that he isn’t sure, but that it probably has something to do with his discovery, as an Israeli Arab attending a Jewish high school, that humor could protect him.

Kashua’s third novel underlines the complexities of life in Israel for minorities.
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