Raja Shehadeh is a lawyer and writer in Ramallah. He is the author of Strangers in the House: Coming of Age in Occupied Palestine, When the Birds Stop Singing: Life in Ramallah Under Siege, and Palestinian Walks: Notes on a Vanishing Landscape.
Raja Shehadeh on Granta.com
Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition
Read an excerpt from Raja Shehadeh’s Going Home, a reflection on ageing, failure, the occupation, and the changing face of Ramallah.
Essays & Memoir | Issue 131
‘It was her last service, last sacrifice, to a husband who required so much from her throughout their life together. But we could not succeed.’