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Ellis Shuman Writes · 1W ago

Romantic Weekend in Israel’s other Walled Old City

& TweetWe lift our glasses of champagne to toast the setting sun. The Mediterranean is g...
Ellis Shuman Writes · 2W ago

Review of The Man Who Wanted to Know Everything

& TweetA middle-aged woman has been brutally murdered in her home and Inspector Avraham Avraham is called to the scene. Two clues present themselves to the inspector. The woman was the victim of a rape that he had investigated years before, and a p...
Ellis Shuman Writes · 1M ago

Valley of Thracians Now on Sale

Valley of Thracians - a suspenseful thriller set in modern day Bulgaria - is now at sale f...
Ellis Shuman Writes · 1M ago

Gripping, Mysterious Thriller

&TweetReviewed by Alison Jack.VALLEY OF THRACIANS begins with grandfather Simon Matthews travelling from Chicago to Bulgaria in order to search for his grandson, Scott. Scott had gone missin...
Ellis Shuman Writes · 1M ago

Review of The Mountain Shadow by Gregory David Roberts

&TweetMany readers – male readers that is – say that Shantaram is their favorite book ever. Who would not be captivated by the epic adventures of an Australian bank robber and heroin addict who escapes from prison and travels to India and the tumultu...
Ellis Shuman Writes · 2M ago

Recent Reads December 2016 Edition

& TweetThe train pulls away from the station and I pick up my book. This is how I start each day, well, this is how I start the productive part of each day. I read for nearly 40 minutes while traveling to work in the morning. I read for nearly 40 min...
Ellis Shuman Writes · 2M ago

Book review: Judas by Amos Oz

&TweetThe very first line of Judas, the most recent novel by acclaimed Israeli author Amos Oz, sets the mood for the entire book. “Here is a story from the winter days of the end of 1959 and the beginning of 1960. It is a story of error and desire, o...
Ellis Shuman Writes · 2M ago

Prayer of the Mothers

& TweetHundreds of women – Israeli and Palestinian, secular and religious, young and old – all marching in white. They marched from Metula on Israel's Lebanese border, from the Arab town o...
Ellis Shuman Writes · 3M ago

When a Wildfire Endangers Your Home

& TweetAt ten o’clock Wednesday night, we feared that we would shortly be evacuated from...
Ellis Shuman Writes · 3M ago

Hike These Mountains to Discover How Beautiful Bulgaria Really Is

& TweetYou can visit Sofia for its culture, Plovdiv for the colorful architecture of its...