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One of the most stunning literary debuts of our time, these energized, irreverent, and deliciously inventive stories introduce an astonishing new talent.
These eight new stories from the celebrated novelist and short-story writer Nathan Englander display a gifted young author grappling with the great questions of modern life, with a command of language and the imagination that place Englander at the very forefront of contemporary American fiction.
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.
From one of Israel’s most acclaimed writers comes a novel of extraordinary power about family life—the greatest human drama—and the cost of war.
At once a gripping whodunit, a love story, an homage to 1940s noir, and an exploration of the mysteries of exile and redemption in the Jewish refugee state of Sitka, Alaska, The Yiddish Policemen's Union is a novel only Michael Chabon could have written.
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 dark and fertile mind.
In this collection of brilliant, bite-sized satiric tales, as painfully funny as they are brief, Keret covers a remarkable emotional and narrative terrain, confirming his status as both Israel’s bestselling young writer and new national conscience.
Rashi’s Daughters is built on five years of exhaustive historical research, ten years of Talmud study and a bibliography of over 300 sources.