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“The acclaimed Israeli author found himself paired with U.S. author Terry Tempest Williams for a story exchange. Someone tells you a personal tale; you tell one in return; then you retell each other’s stories to the group, Gavron explains.” The … Get to know more
Interview in Haaretz cultural section, Gallery, by Moshe Kutner. Read the article (Hebrew) >>>
The Hilltop is one of twelve novels listed on the longlist of the Sapir Prize, Israel’s equivalent of the Booker. The shortlist will be announced on November 25th, and the winner on February 5th, 2014.
“Among the glowing reviews garnered by Assaf Gavron’s latest novel, The Hilltop, earlier this year, was a wry comment that the book had been written virtually ready for translation. Shortly after that review appeared, the Israeli literary community began buzzing with … Get to know more
The Hilltop features in the Haaretz Books Supplement summer reading supplement: Settling for more Liat Elkayam recommends ‘The Hilltop,’ for a holiday in Sinai As someone who goes on vacation mainly to read books, over the years I’ve … Get to know more
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The Hilltop goes up to no. 6 in the Haaretz independent book stores bestsellers list.
J.K. Rowling’s new novel, The Casual Vacancy (her first for adults), will be published in Israel by Books in the Attic. I will be the translator. Article in Haaretz (Hebrew) >>>
Haaretz published a story on the Haifa International Writers league football tournament, that kicked off yesterday with a draw between Israel and Germany. Read article >>>
Article for Haaretz as part of the special annual edition “Haaretz of Authors”, published every year for the Book Week. Read the article >>>
“L.A. Times book editor David L. Ulin considered it to be “brilliant,” and the review in Canada’s Globe and Mail said it painted “a vivid picture of the most insoluble conflict of our time with a master’s hand.” Article on … Get to know more
Hydromania won the Geffen Award (Israeli equivalent of the Hugo) for the best science fiction novel of the year. Haaretz >>> Science fiction Awards Watch >>>
“The juicy, wonderful descriptions of the food – including the side dishes, the salads and above all, the falafel – compensate for the many references to eateries long gone. The food, as Gavron sketches it, revels in its own colors, … Get to know more
“Suddenly we discovered a window onto the world of childhood where all complexity is eliminated: There is us and there is them, there is winning and there is losing. And we beat England 3-2 after a perfect game by our … Get to know more
“Despite the severe physical thirst it may occasionally arouse in readers, there is something very refreshing about this book.” Review of Hydromania by Inbal Malka. Published in the Haaretz English edition. Read full review >>>