Etgar Keret

Etgar Keret
© Yanai Yechiel

Etgar Keret was born in Tel Aviv in 1967. His stories have been featured on This American Life and Selected Shorts. As screenwriters/ directors, he and his wife, Shira Geffen, won the 2007 Palme d’Or for Best Debut Feature (Jellyfish) at the Cannes Film Festival.


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Etgar Keret Gets Streetwise

Forward managing editor Dan Friedman takes a walk with Etgar Keret.

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Ira Glass reads "Suddenly, a Knock on the Door"

NPR's Ira Glass reads a short story from Keret's newest collection.

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Mystique

Etgar Keret; Translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston, and Nathan Englander
Macmillan Audio

A story from Suddenly, a Knock on the Door read by Willem Dafoe


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Teamwork

Etgar Keret; Translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston, and Nathan Englander
Macmillan Audio

A story from Suddenly, a Knock on the Door read by Mathieu Amalric.


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Grab the Cuckoo by the Tail

Etgar Keret; Translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston, and Nathan Englander
Macmillan Audio

A story from Suddenly, a Knock on the Door read by Gary Shteyngart


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Healthy Start

Etgar Keret; Translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston, and Nathan Englander
Macmillan Audio

A story from Suddenly, a Knock on the Door read by Ben Foster


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Cheesus Christ

Etgar Keret; Translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston, and Nathan Englander; Read by Dave Eggers
Macmillan Audio

A story from Suddenly, a Knock on the Door read by Dave Eggers


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Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

Etgar Keret; Translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston, and Nathan Englander
FSG Originals

Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret’s new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and...


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The Girl on the Fridge

Etgar Keret; Translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger and Sondra Silverston
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A birthday-party magician whose hat tricks end in horror and gore; a girl parented by a major household appliance; the possessor of the lowest IQ in the...


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The Nimrod Flipout

Etgar Keret
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

From Israel’s most popular and acclaimed young writer—“Stories that are short, strange, funny, deceptively casual in tone and affect, stories that sound like a...


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