New York 1, Tel Aviv 0: Stories

by Shelly Oria

Enter the world of New York 1, Tel Aviv 0, where the characters are as intelligent and charming as they arelonely.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.5 out of 5
  • Published November 4th 2014 by FSG Originals
  • ISBN: 0374534578 (ISBN13: 9780374534578)
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Enter the world of New York 1, Tel Aviv 0, where the characters are as intelligent and charming as they are lonely. A couple discovers the ability to stop time together; another couple lives with a constant loud beeping in their apartment, though only one of them can hear it. A father leaves his daughter in Israel to pursue a painting career in New York; a sex worker falls in love with the Israeli photographer who studies her.Together these stories explore the tension between an anonymous, globalized world and an irrepressible lust for connection—they form an intimate document of niche moments between characters who are so brilliantly, subtly, and magically rendered by Shelly Oria’s capable hands.