Writer Alon Hilu has chosen to discuss S Y Agnon's Only Yesterday, on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his subject - Israel and Palestine in Art, saying that:
"Shmuel Agnon is the only Israeli writer who has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. He is still regarded as the best writer in modern Hebrew literature. This book takes place in Jaffa between the end of the 19th century and the start of the First World War. I read it three times to get the atmosphere and spirit of the place at that time"
The full interview is available here: http://www.five-books.com/books/interviews/alon-hilu...Continua