Sayed Kashua: Second Person Singular

(Fiction, 352 pp. Hebrew, 2011; English translation, 2013)

When an ambitious Arab lawyer in Jewish Jerusalem unexpectedly discovers a love letter from his wife, his hunt begins for the other man. The creator of the Israeli sitcom, Arab Labor, spins a complex psychological mystery, a searing dissection of the individuals that comprise a divided society. 

  • ReviewKirkus
  • Review by Scott Martelle, Los Angeles Times, May 17, 2012
  • Review by Jo-Ann Mort, Tablet Magazine, April 5, 2012
  • Review by Sarah Young, Three Percent Review (University of Rochester)
  • Review by Ayman Sikseck, Haaretz, July 1, 2010
  • Alice Greenberg interviews Sayed Kashua, Paris Review, April 29, 2013
  • Video: Andrea Sanke interviews Sayed Kashua (12 min.) March 19, 2008