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New edition of Ein Schones Attentat is out

The new, “Book in the City” edition of Ein Schones Attentat, is out today in Germany. Events to mark the award will take place in the Cologne area in November 2012. Details will be published later. The new edition on … Get to know more »

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Ein Schones Attentat is selected as Cologne’s “Book for the City 2012″

The novel “Ein Schones Attentat” was selected at the city of Cologne’s Book for the City 2012″. A special edition will be printed and several events will take place in the city during November 2012. A box-set edition that includes … Get to know more »

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CrocAttack is Livre du jour

CrocAttack was selected as book of the day today on French website Livre du jour >>>

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Video interview on French bookshop website

Video interview on French bookshop Mollat, speaking about CrocAttack. English with French subtitles. Watch video >>>

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Short text in French charity book

A short text I wrote about dolphins appeared in the book “+-5 metres” of the French photographer Jow Bunni. The book assembles hundreds of photos taken in oceans around the world (up to 5 meters above or below the water … Get to know more »

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Hydromania Audiobook out in Hebrew

Produced and published by iCast >>> Read by Einat Weizman

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Mouth & Foot on live TV from the Rothchild tent-city

Mouth & Foot appeared on TV show HaYanshufim, broadcast live on channel 2 and 8, from the tent city in Rothchild Boulevard, Tel Aviv, center of Israel summer social protests. Watch video >>>

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Mouth & Foot live in the Rothchild tent-city, Tel Aviv

Mouth & Fooot played a short set in support of the social protest, in the Rothchild Boulevard tent-city in Tel Aviv. Video of Got to Stop Playing: Video of Bibi You Will Never: Still:

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David Foster Wallace Hebrew translation out now

The first Hebrew translation of David Foster Wallace is out now. Girl with Curious Hair is a collection of essays and stories, selected especially for this edition. The stories were translated by Elinoar Berger. The essays were translated by Assaf … Get to know more »

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New translation into Hebrew: Metamorphosis in comics – by Franz Kafka, adapted by Peter Cooper

Franz Kafka’s classic Metamorphosis in a comics adaptation by Peter Cooper – out now in Assaf Gavron’s Hebrew translation, in Kinneret-Zmora-Bitan Publishing.

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Assaf Gavron wins Creativity Award 2011

Assaf Gavron won Israel’s Eshkol Prime minister’s Creativity Award 2011. The award is given annually to 15 Hebrew writers and pays a year’s high-school teacher’s salary. The jury wrote on Gavron that his books offer a unique mixture of hard, … Get to know more »

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Mouth & Foot live in Tsavta, Tel Aviv

Mouth & Foot appeared in Ram Orion’s show – cooperations, 99-09 – part of the Helem Krach festival in Tsavta, Tel Aviv. Still from “Mouth & Foot in Sapce / We Are the Licensed Garage” with Roy Chicky Arad:   … Get to know more »

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New translation: Donald Harington – Choiring of the Trees

New translation out now: my third Hebrew translation of Donald Harington – Choiring of the Trees. Published by Toby Press.

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Eating Standing Up trailer

Eating Standing Up trailer, made by Assaf Billet.

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New translation: Utterly Monkey by Nick Laird

Published in Hebrew by Graf publishing.

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New book in shop(s): Eating Standing Up

My new book, Eating Standing Up, is out now. The book assembles my fast food reviews for Jerusalem local magazine Kol Ha’ir, originally published between 1995-1997. The publisher is Jerusalem cafe/comics/pub/record shop Uganda, where copies are available. More details >>>

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Videos from Writers Football International tournament in Israel

Some video from the mini tournament involving writers football teams from England, Germany and Israel. Israel won the tournament. England – Israel: Story in Walla website: Story in Ynet website: Israel-Germany: Story in the Sports Channel on the final:

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New translation: Donald Harington’s When Angels Rest

Out in Toby press: my translation of When Angels Rest by Donald Harington.

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New translation: Ed Jocelin and Andrew McEwan – The Long March

Published by Books in the Attic.

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New translation: Donald Harington – The Architecture of the Arkansas Ozarks

Published by Toby Press.

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New translation: James Hawes – Speak for England

Published by Bavek Publishing.

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New Translation: Jonathan Safran Foer – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Published by Kinneret-Zmora-Bitan.

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New translation: Tristan Egolf – Skirt and the Fiddle

Published by Kinneret-Zmora-Bitan

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Review of CrocAttack in Maariv, Israel

Appeared in Hebrew. Translated to English The essence of our times, with simplicity Book review by Arik Glasner, Ma’ariv, May 19, 2006.  CrocAttack’s protagonist miraculously survives three terror attacks and becomes a celebrity. This novel breathes refreshing air into our … Get to know more »

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Review of CrocAttack, Tel Aviv Magazine, Israel

Appeared in Hebrew. Translated to English Huge Croc Book review by Maya Selaת Tel Aviv Magazine, March 31, 2006 Assaf Gavron’s successful “CrocAttack” – about a hi-tech man whose life changes after he survives four terrorist attacks – is a savagely compassionate … Get to know more »

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New translation: Audrey Niffeneger – The Time Traveler’s Wife

Published by Kinneret-Zmora-Bitan.

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New translation: J.D. Salinger – Nine Stories

Published by Kinneret-Zmora-Bitan.

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New translation: Richard Condon – The Manchurian Candidate

Published by Ivrit Publishing.

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New translation: Jonathan Safran Foer – Everything is Illuminated

Published by Kinneret-Zmora-Bitan

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Review of Moving in Haaretz

Jonesy Wants to Make a Killing in America Book review by Batya Gur, Ha’aretz, Galeria, March 27, 2003. This tragic-comic, fascinating, believable and original novel by Assaf Gavron, a young Israeli writer who went to work in a moving company in New … Get to know more »

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Review of Sex in the Cemetery in Yediot Achronot

Like Drugged Mice Book review by Prof. Yigal Schwartz, Yediot Achronot Literary Supplement, September 22, 2000. There are fourteen stories and novella in this book, with young men and women as protagonists, mostly in their late twenties. Most of them are Israelis, … Get to know more »

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New translation: Quentin Tarantino – Pulp Fiction

Published by Gvanim.

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New translation: James Hawes – A White Merc with Fins

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New translation: Douglas Coupland – Life After God

Published by Modan Publishing

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