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Everything Now!

Everything Now!

is my debut novel. It is a very personal and fierce and funny account on how we live—or fail to live—our ideologies in our private lives. On collective living, free sexuality and radical transformation of society, based on my experiences with The Living Theatre. (The book achieved something close to cult status among young women...

Emma Goldman: Dancing Agitator

Emma Goldman: Dancing Agitator

is a collection of the great anarchist agitator Emma Goldman’s writings. I edited, selected the texts, translated from English and wrote the preface.

The Last Woman of Ur

The Last Woman of Ur

was published, first with the small publishing house Hammarström&Åberg, later re-issued (30,000 copies) through the state-subsidized press for mass-circulation of quality literature: “En bok för alla. Litteraturfrämjandet”. (A book for Everybody. Promotion of Literature) and later re-issued in pocket-book format by Natur och Kultur. It is still in print. “The Last woman from Ur “is...

Our Biblical Mothers

Our Biblical Mothers

a non-fiction work is a profoundly researched feminist analysis of the depiction and role of women in the Old Testament. It has become something of a classic in its genre in Sweden and is still included in educational curricula and still for sale in bookstores in its pocket version. English 1988 “Behold, the Lord hath...

The Daughters of Stones

The Daughters of Stones

The Daughter of Stones is a novel set in the village of Ein Karem, Jerusalem during the first year of the intifada (the Palestinian uprising) and is a poignant and painfully honest depiction of the sacrifice of sons and daughters in the Palestinian/Israeli conflict.

Burning Words

Burning Words

A novel on Beruriah the only learned woman mentioned in the Talmud, living during the last big rebellion against the Romans, The Bar Kochba rebellion, which led to the Israelites exile from their land, lasting until the establishment of the State of Israel. It grapples with the view of women in Jewish tradition and early...

Her soul always pure. On Sigrid Hjertén

Her soul always pure. On Sigrid Hjertén

Is a book about the famous Swedish woman painter Sigrid Hjertén, belonging to the generation of Swedish artists who left for Paris at the beginning of last century and studied with the French painter Henry Matisse.  Sigrid Hjertén was the only prominent woman in the group and she is generally considered as one of Sweden’s...

Rita Rubinstein travels on the subway in the best of all worlds

Rita Rubinstein travels on the subway in the best of all worlds

1997 Rita Rubinstein åker tunnelbana i den bästa av världar “Rita Rubinstein travels on the subway in the best of all worlds”. Is a collection of short stories depicting a Swedish-Jewish family. Some of the stories deal with Jewish identity in Sweden, while others are set in Israel of today and deal with topics like how...

The Song of the Seashell. A book on women and war

The Song of the Seashell. A book on women and war

1998 Snäckans sang. En bok om kvinnor och krig. ”The Song of the Seashell. A book on women and war” is a large and ambitious mixed-genre book on women and war, analyzing this theme from mythological, historical, social and psychological perspectives. One chapter deals with the special situation of Israeli women and the need to...

Speechless

Speechless

was published by Natur och Kultur and then re-issued in pocket version by Månadens Bok, the main pocketbook publisher in Sweden, as their Book-of-the-Month-selection, which guarantees large print-runs. “Speechless” is a contemporary novel on the disintegration of families as I found it at my return to Sweden after 18 years in Israel. It was the...

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