Issa J. Boullata

  • Sept. 2007 WLT Samih al-Qasim. Sadder than Water. Nazih Kassis, tr. Adina Hoffman, intro. Jerusalem. Ibis. 2006. xxxi + 179 pages. $15.95. ISBN 965-90125-5-1 Although he is one of the best Palestinian poets living in Israel, Samih al-Qasim (b. 1939) is hardly known in English. This beautifully produced book makes some of his finest poems available to English rea...