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Etgar Keret






Website: EtgarKeret.com

Etgar Keret, born in Tel-Aviv in 1967 is a popular author amongst Israeli youth who see him as expressing their world. All his books have been bestsellers and he has been translated world-wide. He lectures at the Tel Aviv University Film School. His film Skin Deep won an Israeli Oscar, and his film, Jellyfish, the film he directed with his wife, Shira Geffen, won the Camera d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007.

Short story collections

Gaza Blues, (with Samir el-Yousef) (David Paul, 2004)

Reviewed by Tania Hershman


The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God

(Toby Press, 2004, English translation)

The Nimrod Flip Out

(Farrar, Straus and Giroux; English translation 2006)

Missing Kissinger

Chatto & Windus, English translation, 2007)