Etgar Keret

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Etgar Keret is one of the most well-known and prolific short-storyists in Israel, and he’s received countless awards for his work. He’s also a cartoonist, children’s book writer, and a screenwriter for both film and television. His newest book is a memoir entitled The Seven Good Years, in which he writes of the seven years that passed between the birth of his son and the death of his father. Keret’s books have been translated into over 40 languages.