Longlisted for the 2020 Sapir Prize, CITY POOL is a story collection that offers an unflinching look at the range of human experience that emerges from the touchpoint of a community swimming pool.
For these characters, water is a refuge, a sanctuary. The women grapple with illness, postpartum depression, jealous rage, infidelity. The men look to fill the emptiness in their lives. But the water also brings a shared, sensual intimacy that is intensified by the deep loneliness of the Tel Aviv cityscape.