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Sayed Kashua

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Sayed Kashua was born in 1975 in the Galilee and studied at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He writes a weekly column for Ha'aretz, Israel's most prestigious newspaper. Kashua's first book, Dancing Arabs, was noted for its frank and even-handed treatment of the tensions between Arabs and Israelis. It was named a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2004. His second book translated into English, Let it Be Morning, was shortlisted for the Dublin Impac Award.

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