12 July 2009 0 Comments

Washington Report: Omar Yussef novels ‘rich in intellectual complexity’

The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs has a forthcoming review praising my series of Palestinian crime novels “rich not only in character but in intellectual complexity.” I blush to report that WRMEA Managing editor Janet McMahon and Don Neff, a famed predecessor of mine as Jerusalem bureau chief for Time Magazine, say I’m “a wonderfully subtle writer with a deep understanding of Palestinians and their culture.” Well, actually I haven’t blushed since I was about 12 years old and I’ll never tell what that was about…

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