A man who wishes to serve his country, but is bound by a tie he cannot in honor break — that's Deny. A girl who loves him, shares his humiliation and helps him to win — that's Jean. Their love is the story.
Having lived in both Romania and the U.S., Maria Elena Sandovici soon discovered that life in a foreign country isn't necessarily easier or better than where you grew up. Her book, Dogs With Bagels revolves a lot around this theme. Today we chat with her about homesickness, using flawed characters and the meaning behind the title of the book.