Hillel Halkin

Hillel Halkin is a writer, critic, and translator whose essays have regularly appeared in publications like Commentary and The New Republic for over thirty years. His non-fiction books include Letters To An American Jewish Friend, Across The Sabbath River and, most recently, a biography of the medieval poet Yehuda Halevi. Born in New York in 1939, Halkin now lives in Israel, between Tel Aviv and Haifa. This is his first novel.