|21 Feb 2012||5:30pm - 7:00pm||Mill Lane Lecture Room 1|
Etgar Keret in Conversation with Yaron Peleg
As part of Jewish Book Week Etgar Keret will come to Cambridge to discuss his latest short story collection Suddenly, a Knock on the Door. He will read from his work and there will also be the opportunity to purchase a signed copy (£12.99). The event will be chaired by Dr Yaron Peleg (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies).
Free and open to all, no registration required.
About Suddenly, a Knock on the Door
It is published by Chatto & Windus in February 2012 and translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston and Nathan Englander.
Jonathan Safran Foer
About Etgar Keret
Etgar Keret was born in Tel Aviv in 1967 and is one of the leading voices in Israeli literature and cinema. He has published works in a variety of formats including short stories, novellas and graphic novels, as well as a number of award winning screenplays. His books, bestsellers in Israel, have been published in twenty-nine different languages. His first collection of stories to be published in the UK was The Nimrod Flip-Out and his second collection, Missing Kissinger, was published in 2007. His writings have been published in the New York Times, le Monde, the Guardian, the Paris Review and Zoetrope. In 2010 he was awarded the Chevalier medallion of France's Order of Arts and Letters.
His first film, Malka Red-Heart, won the Israeli 'Oscar' for best television drama, as well as acclaim at several international film festivals, and his most recent, Jellyfish, won the Camera d'Or prize for best first feature at Cannes in 2007.
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