FICTION

The Extra

Houghton Harcourt. 2016. 286p. tr. from Hebrew by Stuart Schoffman. ISBN 9780544609709. $24; ebk. ISBN 9780544715936. F
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One of Israel's preeminent writers continues to reflect on Jewish identity in Israel as well as the changing makeup of the Israeli family. After the death of her father, Noga, a 42-year-old musician, returns from the Netherlands to Jerusalem, where she finds work playing roles as an extra and is forced to confront her ex-husband.SEE ALSO: Yehoshua's The Retrospective (2013), Friendly Fire (2008), A Woman in Jerusalem (2006), The Liberated Bride (2003)

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