Itzhak Bentov, biography, Israel Science Corps, history, by award-winning author Sharona Ben-Tov Muir. The Book of Telling is a new memoir by the award-winning author Sharona Ben-Tov Muir. The author discovered by accident, after the death of her father, that he had invented Israel's first rocket, and had been a member of a secret group of scientists who had created weapons during Israel's war of independence. The book will appeal to anyone with an interest in Israel, in highly creative people and their ways, in stories of Americans discovering their family roots -- and in fine prose. "The Book of Telling" is a new memoir by the award-winning author Sharona Ben-Tov Muir, published by Random House/Schocken Books. Itzhak Bentov, biography, Israel Science Corps, history, by Bentov's daughter Sharona Muir. The author discovered by accident, after the death of her father, that he had invented Israel's first rocket, and had been a member of a secret group of scientists who had created weapons during Israel's war of independence. The book will appeal to anyone with an interest in Israel, in highly creative people and their ways, in stories of Americans discovering their family roots -- and in fine prose.