Etgar Keret

is an Israeli author of short stories, essays and TV and film scripts. The most recent collection of his short stories to appear in English is Suddenly, a Knock on the Door, translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston and Nathan Englander (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012).


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A conversation with the writer Etgar Keret

The minimalist stories and comics of Etgar Keret have won many readers in Israel, Poland, Hungary, China, the United States and a dozen other countries. In late October 2012, Keret visited Riga, where he met with the readers of his book of short stories, The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God & Other Stories. Later he entertained a smaller audience at the residence of the Israeli ambassador.

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