Band, Arnold J. “The Archaeology of Self Deception: A. B. Yehoshua’s Mar Mani.” In Studies in Modern Jewish Literature. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 2003. Provides an in-depth discussion of Mr. Mani as part of a larger work concerned with contemporary Jewish literature in general.
Bayley, John. Review of Mr. Mani, by A. B. Yehoshua. The New Republic, November 5, 1992. Unravels the complexities of this novel, which jumps around in time and point of view.
Ellis, Samantha. “Fiction Turbulent as Life.” Jewish Quarterly, no. 201 (Spring, 2006): 1-6. Presents an informative survey of Yehoshua’s career, with special emphasis on the novels The Lover and Mr. Mani.
Essex, Ruth. “The Eastern Influence.” In Israeli Writing Against Itself: The Clash of Hellenism and Judaism in Modern Israeli Narrative. New York: Peter Lang, 2001. Presents analysis of Yehoshua’s novel Open Heart as part of an examination of the meeting of ancient lore and modern narrative in ten novels by Israeli writers.
Halkin, Hillel. “Politics and the Israeli Novel.” Commentary 117, no. 4 (April, 2004). A frequent translator of Yehoshua’s work offers an insightful discussion of how Israel’s political climate determines the fate of many of the characters in the author’s novels.
Horn, Bernard. Facing the Fires: Conversations with A. B. Yehoshua. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1997. A recognized expert on Yehoshua presents his own interviews with the author that cover many topics, including books, nostalgia, politics, Sephardic Jewry in Israel, and writing.
Morahg, Gilead. “Testing Tolerance: Cultural Diversity and National Unity in A. B. Yehoshua’s A Journey to the End of the Millennium.” Prooftexts 19, no. 3 (September, 1999): 235-256. Examination of Yehoshua’s novel focuses on the allegorical nature of the work and its depictions of cultural diversity.
Newton, Adam Zachary. “Not Quite Holocaust Fiction: A. B. Yehoshua’s Mr. Mani and W. G. Sebald’s The Emigrants.” In Teaching the Representation of the Holocaust, edited by Marianne Hirsch and Irene Kacandes. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2004. Compares and contrasts Yehoshua’s novel and Sebald’s Die Ausgewanderten (1992; The Emigrants, 1996) from within the context of fiction about the Holocaust.