Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation
(as of Jun 11,2021 06:11:21 UTC – Particulars)
A groundbreaking assortment of essays by celebrated worldwide writers bears witness to the human price of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Financial institution and Gaza.
In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of in the present day’s most famed novelists and essayists, have teamed up with the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence—a company comprised of former Israeli troopers who served within the occupied territories and noticed firsthand the injustice there—and a bunch of illustrious writers to inform the tales of the folks on the bottom within the contested territories.
Kingdom of Olives and Ash consists of contributions from a number of of in the present day’s most esteemed storytellers together with: Colum McCann, Jacqueline Woodson, Colm Toibin, Geraldine Brooks, Dave Eggers, Hari Kunzru, Raja Shehadeh, Mario Vargas Llosa and Assaf Gavron, in addition to from editors Chabon and Waldman. By way of these incisive, perceptive, and poignant essays, readers will achieve distinctive perception into the narratives behind the litany of grim destruction broadcasted nightly on the information, in addition to deeper understanding of the battle as skilled by the individuals who dwell within the occupied territories. Collectively, these tales stand witness to the human price of the occupation.