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Etgar Keret

Etgar Keret Examines Life And Death In Israel Through The Eyes Of A New Father

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 06.24.2015 | Home

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 ...

Reality Hits Cartoonist Author of 'The Realist'

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 03.11.2015 | Home
Savas Abadsidis

"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."

Etgar Keret: The Long and Very Short of Fiction

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Tom Teicholz

Keret, 46, explained that he sees himself as more "a Jewish writer than an Israeli one," because being Jewish, he said, "is my heritage."

Famous Emails Are Just Like Yours... Kinda

Posted 07.24.2013 | Home

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...

Etgar Keret on How Writing Saved Janet Frame

Electric Literature | Posted 01.26.2013 | Home
Electric Literature

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.

A Magical Evening: Etgar Keret at the JCC

Sean Carman | Posted 07.08.2012 | DC
Sean Carman

Etgar Keret has a gift for recognizing the absurdities in life and translating them into fiction. It's amazing how he does it.

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 04.10.2012 | Home

Suddenly A Knock At The Door by Etgar Keret FSG Originals, $14.99 paperback / $9.99 ebook Published on March 27, 2012 What is it about? A collec...

Wristcutters: A Love Story a Beautifully Morbid Romantic Comedy With Little Romance and No Comedy, but Plenty of Imagination

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alex Remington

A movie's premise might be its most important piece. If you have a killer premise, it's hard to make a movie any worse than mediocre; by contrast, if ...