Sayed Kashua Is Sent Packing

My father always warned me about Arab women who suddenly start speaking English. When renovations of our house began, my wife did just that.

That’s it, renovations will start next week. And as I have already mentioned here, what began as a plaster wall to divide a space into two rooms soon deteriorated into a complete overhaul. How did I get into this situation in the first place? That’s what I asked myself as I started to pack my study into cardboard boxes. But I couldn’t put my finger on the exact point at which the minor renovation...