Published to mark Israel's 60th anniversary, "One Man's Israel" is a fascinating collection of writing. Taken together, the 36 separate items chart the backdrop to the kaleidoscopic Israeli scene over the last thirty years. They include political commentary and some social comment, but also encompass short stories, features, travel writing, letters, poetry, music and radio drama. A miscellany of delights for anyone with an interest in the Middle East in general and Israel in particular, this collection provides a unique personal take on the ever-changing backdrop to Israeli life. "One Man's Israel" is a book to dip into - and always be guaranteed of finding something to please, interest, amuse, enlighten or entertain.
Neville Teller was born in London, read Modern History at Oxford University, and then had a varied career in marketing, general management, publishing and the Civil Service. At the same time he was consistently writing for BBC radio as dramatist and abridger. He began writing about Israel in the 1980s, sometimes using the pen name Edmund Owen, and his work has been published in a range of UK national newspapers and journals. He is married, has three sons, and nine grandchildren. In the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2006 he was awarded an MBE "for services to broadcasting and to drama".