Search Results: "Ronit Matalon"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SOUND OF OUR STEPS by Ronit Matalon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Lovely and difficult."
A novel in stories from the Israeli author of The One Facing Us (1998) and Bliss (2003).Read full book review >

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BLISS by Ronit Matalon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"Imperfect and mis-titled yet incisive, Bliss provides a colloquial glimpse at the Israeli social fabric."
A circuitous second novel by Israeli author Matalon (The One Facing Us, 1998), told in flashbacks, follows a soured friendship between two Tel Aviv women during the years of intifada. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RONIT & JAMIL by Pamela L. Laskin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"At once romantic and revealing, an important window into contemporary conditions in the Middle East. (Verse fiction. 14-18)"
A timeless tale of star-crossed love set amid modern-day conflict. Read full book review >

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DISOBEDIENCE by Naomi Alderman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2006

"A mishmash, but not without promise."
Can an Orthodox Jew be a lesbian? Two women, one a rabbi's daughter, find different solutions to the problem. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 28, 2015

"An exciting, distressing, and ultimately inspiring novel of hardship and family."
Lowenstein-Malz, in this middle-grade novel, tells the story of an Israeli girl discovering the history of her grandmother's family. Read full book review >