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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. His books include The Nimrod Flipout and Suddenly, a Knock on the Door.

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Suddenly, a Knock on the Door
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Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

Etgar Keret; Translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston, and Nathan Englander
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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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 most playful...

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Cheesus Christ

Cheesus Christ

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

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

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Healthy Start

Healthy Start

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

Grab the Cuckoo by the Tail

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

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

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Mystique

Mystique

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

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

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Teamwork

Teamwork

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

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

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The Girl on the Fridge
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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
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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 Mossad—such are the denizens of Etgar Keret's...

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The Nimrod Flipout
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The Nimrod Flipout

Etgar Keret; Translated by the Institute for Translation of Hebrew Literature
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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 joke but aren't" (Yann Martel,...

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