The Pessoptimist

Emile Habibi's novel The Pessoptimist (1974) - to give it its full title, The Strange Events Surrounding the Dissapearance of Said the Unfortunate the Pessoptimist - depicts the life of a Palestinian in Israel, employing black humor and satire to deal with what it means for Arabs to live in the state of Israel. The … Continue reading The Pessoptimist