Etgar Keret wrote his first personal essay the day he became a father, which also happened to be the same day as a terrorist attack near the hospital ...
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"I think every artist considers the reaction of a possible audience to his work. Most of the time you want be loved, accepted and understood; that's natural. The cartoonists targeted in this tragic terrorist attack were of a rare kind."
Keret, 46, explained that he sees himself as more "a Jewish writer than an Israeli one," because being Jewish, he said, "is my heritage."
For one month now, filmmaker and artist Miranda July has been making Mondays a little more tolerable by sprucing up our inboxes with emails from famou...
Where does the need to make up a story come from? I think that every time I've ever read a story, that question echoes in my mind.
Etgar Keret has a gift for recognizing the absurdities in life and translating them into fiction. It's amazing how he does it.
Suddenly A Knock At The Door by Etgar Keret
FSG Originals, $14.99 paperback / $9.99 ebook
Published on March 27, 2012
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