Tag Archives: English-UK

Review of The Hilltop in Curious Animal

“For giving depth to a group so often demonised or heroised, The Hilltop is an important work and an invaluable insight into modern Israel… 8/10″ Review of The Hilltop in British online magazine for travel and culture, Curious Animal. Read full … Get to know more »

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Interview in BBC Radio 4′s Front Row, UK

Radio interview on BBC 4′s Front Row. Program page >>> Download podcast here (November 14th) >>> Listen to the interview (starts 18:38) >>>

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The Mouth and Foot mentioned in The Wire Magazine, UK

The Mouth and foot are mentioned in an article about the tel Aviv alternative music scene, as selected by musician Maya Dunitz: Mouth And Foot are a cult group that play lo-fi experimental pop. They have released a record every … Get to know more »

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Review of CrocAttack in the Bookmunch blog

“I really wanted to like CrocAttack! I did. It’s not a bad idea for a novel.” Review of CrocAttack in the blog Bookmunch. Read full review >>>

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Review of CrocAttack in The Guardian

“A lively but reflective novel, rich in bleak humour and sharp observations.” Review of CrocAttack! by James Smart in the Guardian. Read full review >>>

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CrocAttack UK paperback cover

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CrocAttack paperback edition to be published 6 January in the UK

The paperback edition of CrocAttack will be published by Fourth Estate in the UK on January 6th, 2011, priced 7.99 Pounds. Publisher’s web page >>>   Amazon page >>>

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“Read My Country” on BBC World Service

Recommendation of three novels on Israel (Meir Shalev, Etgar Keret, Mark Twain)  in “Read My Country”, On The Strand on BBC World Service radio. Read my Country homepage >>>         Listen to show >>> Listen to full interview >>>

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Review of CrocAttack in Savidge Reads, UK

“An incredibly intelligent, thought provoking, different and most importantly well written read that I would highly recommend giving a try.” Review of CrocAttack by Simon Savidge in the Savidge Reads blog. Read full review >>>

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Review of CrocAttack in the blog Stuck In A Book, UK

“I found it a great read, essentially it is a thriller with some genuine political and human insights into the Middle East conflict, and I recommend it wholeheartedly.” Review of CrocAttack by ‘Dark Puss’ in the blog Stuck In A … Get to know more »

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Review of CrocAttack in The Bookbag blog

“a splendid picture of Israeli life which had me crying at the futility of it all on several occasions and then laughing at the absurdities… Highly recommended.” Review of CrocAttack by Sue Magee, The Bookbag. Read full review >>>

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Far Stranger Than Fiction – Review of CrocAttack in The Tablet, UK

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Interview on theinterviewonline.co.uk

Interview about CrocAttack with Nicola Barranger for The Interview Online. Listen to the interview >>>

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Interview on The Strand, BBC World Service, UK

Interview with Harriet Gilbert about CrocAttack in BBC World Service culture program, The Strand. Listen to the interview >>>

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An Apetite for Reconstruction: interview in Metro, London

Interview on CrocAttack by Zena Alkayat, published in Metro, London. Read full article >>> Follow-up in LoveReading.co.uk >>>

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Novels in Conflict – comment in “The View From Here” Magazine

Comment on Israeli writing and film-making about the conflict. Published in English magazine, “The View from Here”. Read full article >>>

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Reader review in goodreads.com

“I highly recommend this book. It’s an interesting literary perspective on the second intifada…” Read full article >>>

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Photos by Nicky Barranger

Photos by Nicky Barrabger, made in London for writerpictures.com. To use photos, go to the website. Search “Assaf Gavron” to see full selection of photos.

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Interview in BBC Radio 4′s ‘Midweek’ – England

Interview on CrocAttack with Libby Purves on BBC Radio 4′s Midweek. BBC link: Interview starts at 16:00 minutes >>> Listen to the interview >>>

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Cheating Death in Tel Aviv – review of CrocAttack in Prospect Magazine, England

“It seemed to me that the preoccupation with time in CrocAttack! made it an almost existential novel.” Review of CrocAttack by Hans Kundnani. Published in Prospect Magazine in England. Read full article >>>

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England V Israel: Writers Football in London

The Israel writers football national team will be playing England on Sunday 28 February 2010, as part of the London Jewish Book Week. All the details of the game and the accompanying event are in the official JBW program: >>> … Get to know more »

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CrocAttack! launch – London

Drawing from the March 1 event, by Heather Spears: www.heatherspears.com CrocAttack! launch: Monday 1 March, 17:30 Reading from and discussing the novel CrocAttack! Ellis Room, Royal National Hotel,Bedford Way,London WC1 0DG Admission free More details: >>> CrocAttack!’s page on the … Get to know more »

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Interview on Up All Night, BBC Radio 5Live, England

Interview with Dotun Adebayo about CrockAttack, in BBC 5Live “Up All Night”. The show is now offline.

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Interview in RTE Arena, Irish radio

Interview with Sean Rocks about CrocAttack in Irish radio culture program, Arena. RTE Link >>> Listen to the interview >>>

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Ordinary Israeli life: death and laughter – review of CrocAttack in the Jewish Chronicle, England

“As a piece of political fiction, Croc-Attack! scores highly, bringing empathy and universality to what is all too often a polemicised, dehumanised, ticking bomb of a topic.” Review of CrocAttack by Toby Lichtig in the Jewish Chronicle, England. Read full … Get to know more »

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Cover of CrocAttack! in the UK

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Preview to Jewish Book Week on Jewish Cronicle

“Cousins Assaf Gavron, an Israeli sci-fi award winner, and Jeremy Gavron, author of The Book of Israel, are not only both novelists…” Jewish Chronicle, London. Read full article >>>

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Pre-order CrocAttack in the UK

CrocAttack will be out on Fourth Estate in February 2010. Pre-order: Publisher’s webpage >>>

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Reading from CrocAttack in Cambridge

Reading from CrocAttack’s English translation, in the Cambridge seminar on contemporary literature.

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Writers Football Tournament, By Jeremy Gavron

From the Macdowell Magazine, Summer 2009:

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Musa Okwonga on the Writers Football tournament

“I’ve just returned from the Middle East – well, a couple of days ago, anyway – and from an experience that I can only call life-affirming. It was a pretty unlikely trip, and seemed to bemuse most people that we … Get to know more »

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donalD twaiN home gig – London 1994

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