Dutch mid price edition of The Almond Tree
Hungarian cover of The Almond Tree
Hello Michelle, thank you for agreeing with the interview. Thank you so much.Can you describe the feeling of your books being translated in foreign languages? I’m so humbled. When I wrote The Almond Tree, my target audience was Americans in general and Jews and other Zionists in specific. I wanted to put the reader in my shoes […]
Book Review: The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti My Rating***** There are certain books which live with you forever. These are the books which you want to read one more time. While you feel pride in having these books in your bookshelf, you do not want to lend these books to anybody because you feel […]
Mandeltreet ble gitt ut i USA i 2012 og var Michelle Cohen Corasantis debutroman, en start hun trygt kan være stolt av … Dette er en historie om splittelsen mellom to folk, palestinere og israelere, altså er den uhyre aktuell den dag i dag. Historien i boken starter i 1955 og ender i 2009 – fordelt […]
The Almond Tree by Michele Cohen Corasanti, Book review. Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Garnet Publishing; First Edition edition (September 30, 2012) ISBN-13: 978-1859643297 Also available in KINDLE format SYNOPSIS: Gifted with a mind that continues to impress the elders in his village, Ichmad Hamid struggles with knowing that he can do nothing to save his friends […]
An Interview With Michelle Cohen Coresanti, Author of ‘The Almond Tree’ There could be multiple readings of a novel that deals with conflicts, especially when it is related to recent history. Years of media intervention and endless discussions on the Israel-Palestine issue has seemingly inured the conscience of people who are not directly involved in […]
How great is now the risk of war on a large scale between Israel and the Palestinian Authority? The current conflict is exacerbated with each day. Is there a risk of serious military escalation?
The question assumes two parties with equivalent force. In order to understand the situation, one must understand the root cause. The seeds of the conflict were planted when European Jews at the turn of the 19thC decided that they needed a country of their own and set their sights on Palestine. The problem was that Palestine already had a people, the Palestinians.
About Author: Michelle Cohen Corasanti has a BA from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an MA from Harvard University, both in Middle Eastern Studies. She also holds a law degree. A Jewish American, she has lived in France, Spain, Egypt and England, and spent seven years living in Jerusalem. She currently lives in New York […]
Michelle Cohen Corasanti is the Jewish American author of The Almond Tree, a novel that examines the plight of the Palestinians of Israel and Gaza through the eyes of a boy named Ichmad. Corasanti lived in Israel for seven years, where she attended the Hebrew University and saw the horrors and humiliations Palestinians are subjected […]