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BETWEEN TWO DESERTS: An Award-Winning Novel Returns to Print

Neither Slush Nor Bankruptcy Nor Death…  At the height of the first Palestinian uprising, author Germaine Shames went to Jerusalem a journalist and came back a novelist. Her carefully measured column inches (aptly called “hard news”) could never capture the region’s complex moral climate and the questions posed in equal parts by its beauty and […]

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When a Novel Tells the Truth

“We live lives based on selected fictions.” Lawrence Durrell, Balthazar   With our first title, You, Fascinating You, continuing to draw raves, and our second and third moving briskly through the pipeline, time and again this blog—Selected Fictions, we call it—has been placed on hold. We would like to think our books speak for us. If […]

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