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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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BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

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 full of yearning. In his...

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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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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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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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