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Love Drones by Noam Dorr

Love Drones by Noam Dorr

In Love Drones, Noam Dorr explores the troubling relationship between our desire for intimacy and the world of military action, state violence, and intelligence surveillance. Born and raised on a kibbutz in Israel, Dorr...

Fly Already by Etgar Keret

Fly Already by Etgar Keret

Winner of the 2018 Sapir Prize. You need to bribe someone into giving you weed? Don’t worry, just step into this court room and call the defendant a murderer. You’re a rich, lonely man...

Birthright: Poems by Eri­ka Dreifus

Birthright: Poems by Eri­ka Dreifus

The poems in Birthright embody multiple legacies: genetic, historical, religious, and literary. Through the lens of one person’s experience of inheritance, the poems suggest ways in which all of us may be influenced by...

The Liar by Ayelet Gun­dar-Goshen

The Liar by Ayelet Gun­dar-Goshen

Translator: Son­dra Sil­ver­ston Nofar is an average teenage girl—so average, in fact, that she’s almost invisible. Serving customers ice cream all summer long, she is desperate for some kind of escape. One afternoon, a...

We are the Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer

We are the Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer

Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it?...