Pay No Heed to the Rockets (Paperback)

Life in Contemporary Palestine

By Marcello Di Cintio

Counterpoint LLC, 9781640092556, 256pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/4/2018)
Paperback (4/10/2018)

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Description

"With humility, respect, and great sensitivity, he seeks out writers, people skilled at telling stories, and asks them to narrate their own situations. The result is a document that captures not only the manifold sorrows and injustices of Palestinian life but something of its beauty, its joys, and its yearning." --Ben Ehrenreich, author of The Way to the Spring

Taking the long route through the West Bank, into Jerusalem, across Israel, and finally into Gaza, Marcello Di Cintio meets with Palestinian poets, authors, librarians, and booksellers to learn about Palestine through their eyes. Pay No Heed to the Rockets offers a look at life in contemporary Palestine through the lens of its literary culture, one that begins with art rather than with war.