“Kaplan is…without peer in his grasp of the delicate and explosive relationship between the Israelis and the Palestinians. This is a thriller in the best tradition of the genre.” -Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
“This is a thriller in the best tradition by an author who knows the Middle East like the back of his hand”
“The plotting is beautiful.”
Library Journal (Starred Review)
“The unfolding of the plot within a plot are handled … with skill and a sure sense of the dramatic.”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“It’s suspense all the way through.”
I mentor four writers in Gaza through We Are Not Numbers, a nonprofit organization founded in 2015 by an American journalist to pair Palestinians under 30 with international mentors. The goal is to help develop the English language skills of Palestinian youth and to...
Chapter 35: The Damascus Cover, Bob Schieffer + Eleanor Henderson
“Damascus Cover” cleaned up at the Boston Film Festival: we speak with Howard Kaplan whose 40 year-old thriller inspired the movie.
The Boston Film Festival closed out the 33rd annual program on Sunday, September 24, 2017…The big winner was Damacus Cover, with six awards