Books by Sayed Kashua

Sayed Kashua, 28 years old, journalist, and T.V. critic, is a Palestinian living in an Arab village, near Jerusalem. He was born in Tira, an Arab village in the Galilee, and studied in a boarding school in Jerusalem and at the Hebrew University.


SECOND PERSON SINGULAR by Sayed Kashua
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2012

"Kashua fails to illuminate his characters' troubled souls. "
Two Arab-Israelis struggle with their insecurities in this unconvincing third novel from the Arab-Israeli writer. Read full book review >
LET IT BE MORNING by Sayed Kashua
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2006

"An accessible and remarkably fair-minded book of particular importance in its immediate relevance. "
This valuable and convincing second novel by Arab-Israeli journalist Kashua (Dancing Arabs, 2004) captures how the Middle East conflict affects a young man of similar background to the novelist's own. Read full book review >
DANCING ARABS by Sayed Kashua
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2004

"Gloomy indeed. And yet this Arab-Israeli newcomer is never once self-indulgent or sentimental, with the result that his story rings out on every page with a compelling sense of human truth."
A quick, readable, highly engaging—and bluntly pessimistic—debut tale of an Arab-Israeli whose life is one of anger, fear, and broken spirit. Read full book review >