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The People of Forever are not Afraid by Shani Boianjiu


9780307955951_p0_v1_s260x420This coming of age novel takes into the lives of three Israeli teenage girls as they move out of their dull high school years into life in the Israeli army after being conscripted.  They work to maintain their friendship as they each are drawn into different aspects of military life. The author is the winner of the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” award and after this novel it is easy to see why she received such an honor.

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