While life in Tel-Aviv, Israel's famed party town, is punctuated by hedonism and bitter regret, two young Israelis, Lia and Yonatan, are struggling to save their relationship for the sake of their child.Around them, the city is constantly evolving and expanding upwards, full to bursting with Jews and Arabs, rich and poor, refugees and addicts. As Lia's and Yonatan's lives spiral out of control, and with war never far away, Tel-Aviv convulses in uncertainty and social unrest.This is How We Talk tells of the lives and loves of Tel-Aviv's young generation with a searing honesty; their relationships with each other and their home in a country at war with its neighbours, and with itself.
Julian Furman was born and educated in London. His Argentine father and German mother, brought up in Tokyo, met in Israel. Julian trained as a lawyer and worked with the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee. He is married and lives between London and Tel-Aviv.