Israel and the Palestinians

Land of the Hart: Israelis, Arabs, the Territories and a Vision of the Future

by Arie Lova Eliav, translated by Judith Yalon

The Disinherited: Journal of a Palestinian Exile

by Fawaz Turki
With Maalot and the subsequent Fedayeen raids only a few months behind us, and with the future of the Palestinians as clouded as ever, these three books demand attention. After the seemingly senseless deaths, with no direct negotiations between Arabs and Israelis yet in sight, these works at least raise …