BookMark: The Attack, by Yasmina Khadra (Anchor Books, 2005)

Newsweek magazine calls Yasmina Khadra one of the rare writers 'capable of giving the meaning of violence' in the Middle East today. His latest book, The Attack focuses on the continuing hostilities between Israel and the Arab world. The plot involves a respected Arab doctor, living and working in Israel, who learns that his wife has carried out a suicide bombing.