In the second part of a TNR Live event, novelist and playwright A.B. Yehoshua sat down with TNR literary editor Leon Wieseltier to discuss his most recent novel, Friendly Fire, the next generation of Israeli writers, and the important role that writers play as social critics.

--Ben Eisler

If you missed part one, catch up here. Also check out the latest on TNRtv:

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