Interview with Glamour Magazine Poland. Can a book change the way people think?
Archives for June 2014
The Almond Tree now available in Polish Bookstores…
In Warsaw with Asia and Oskar, outstanding reps of the Polish publisher of The Almond Tree…
Catholic newspaper interview – Warsaw, Poland…
Tell us about the conflict ?
Michelle’s Answer: This is a situation of colonialism. There is no conflict. There is the omnipresent power of the Israeli government aided by the US and those who resist it.
What was the narrative you grew up hearing and what did you discover while you lived in Jerusalem?
What is the solution to the Palestinian/Israeli conflict?
The Almond Tree is set in Palestine and takes place over a period of about 70 years. The conflict between Israel and Palestine plays a major role in the story. The Hamid family experience loss of property, loss of life and loss of freedom. They are also forced to work for the Israeli’s their […]
I’m just going to say it: you need to read this book. It is an incredible journey of love, fear, and humanity. I climbed our almond tree. Abbas and I had named her Shahida, “witness,” because we spent so many hours in her watching the Arabs and Jews that she felt like a playmate […]
This was a great historical fiction read about Israel from 1948 until modern day from a Palestinian viewpoint. Having visited Israel, I was fascinated by this story and have never read one like it. The Gaza situation of 2009 is heartbreaking and I was left wondering what can be done to end the bitter […]
This was a very wonderful debut novel. It was a thought provoking book, which helped me further understand the hardships in the Middle East. With heart-wrenching details, author Michelle Cohen Corasanti wrote a very beautiful tale of a young boy living in Palestine that quickly captured my heart. The story and characters in this […]