How to Cure a Fanatic
Includes a new interview with Amos Oz.
Internationally acclaimed novelist Amos Oz grew up in war-torn Jerusalem, where as a boy he witnessed first-hand the poisonous consequences of fanaticism.
In How To Cure a Fanatic Amos Oz analyses the historical roots of violence and confronts truths about the extremism nurtured throughout society. By bringing us face to face with fanaticism he suggests ways in which we can all respond.
By the winner of the 2013 Franz Kafka Prize, previous winners of which include Philip Roth, Ivan Klima, Elfriede Jelinek, Harold Pinter and John Banville.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - michalsuz - LibraryThing
Short but not sharp, in fact almost gentle, ordinary everyday language in a conversational tone, saying what many Israelis know (I hope) - that the conflict is all about The Land, with which both ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jawalter - LibraryThing
It's not really as ambitious as its title, but this collection of two lectures and an interview is still worth a look. Oz tackles the longstanding dispute between Israel and Palestine with a wisdom ... Read full review