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Israeli Fiction

Etgar Keret: The Long and Very Short of Fiction

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
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."

Some Recent Noteworthy Fiction From Israel

Alan Elsner | Posted 12.26.2012 | Books
Alan Elsner

In the upcoming Israeli election, the one thing most parties seem reluctant to discuss is the deadlocked peace process with the Palestinians and the whole painful, tangled and conflicted issue of relations between Jews and Palestinians. Israeli authors have no such qualms, as four recent works demonstrate.

Why To the End of the Land Is a Grown Up Novel

Delia Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Delia Lloyd

David Grossman's beautifully raw novel, To the End of the Land, recounts one woman's walk across Israel while her 18-year-old son is called up for a 28-day military exercise.