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Etgar Keret

Autor(a) de The Nimrod Flipout: Stories

75+ Works 3,501 Membros 148 Críticas 29 Favorited

About the Author

Etgar Keret was born on August 20, 1967 in Israel. He is an Israeli-Polish writer known for his short stories, graphic novels, and scriptwriting for film and television. He is a lecturer at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, and at Tel Aviv University. Keret's first published work mostrar mais was Pipelines, a collection of short stories. His second book, Missing Kissinger, a collection of fifty very short stories, caught the attention of the general public. He has also co-authored several comic books, among them Nobody Said It Was Going to Be Fun with Rutu Modan and Streets of Fury with Asaf Hanuka. In 1998, Keret published Kneller's Happy Campers, He also wrote a children's book Dad Runs Away with the Circus. In 2016 his title The Seven Good Years made the New Zealand Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Etgar Keret

The Nimrod Flipout: Stories (2002) 643 exemplares
Suddenly, a Knock on the Door (2010) 508 exemplares
The Girl on the Fridge: Stories (2008) 363 exemplares
The Seven Good Years: A Memoir (2015) 332 exemplares
Missing Kissinger (1994) 199 exemplares
Fly Already: Stories (2018) 128 exemplares
Kneller's Happy Campers (1998) 124 exemplares
Gaza Blues: Different Stories (2004) 88 exemplares
Pizzeria Kamikaze (graphic novel) (2006) 83 exemplares
Pizzeria Kamikaze (1998) 65 exemplares
Tel Aviv Noir (2014) — Editor; Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
Jetlag: Five Graphic Novellas (2003) 54 exemplares
Pipelines (1992) 45 exemplares
Dad Runs Away with the Circus (2003) 42 exemplares
אניהו (2004) 24 exemplares
Incident au fond de la galaxie (2018) 7 exemplares
סיפור אחרון וזהו (2005) 6 exemplares
Meduse 5 exemplares
Rury (2007) 5 exemplares
Romper el cerdito (2013) 4 exemplares
Un hombre sin cabeza (2010) 4 exemplares
Long-Haired Cat-Boy Cub (2020) 4 exemplares
Osem percent ničoho (2008) 4 exemplares
Simta'ot HaZa'am 3 exemplares
Het varken stukslaan (2016) 3 exemplares
Domuzu Kirmak (2016) 3 exemplares
Iznenada netko pokuca (2011) 3 exemplares
Buzdolabinin Ustundeki Kiz (2011) 3 exemplares
לא באנו ליהנות (1996) 2 exemplares
TUBERIAS (2013) 2 exemplares
o ekeinos / ο εκείνος (2007) 2 exemplares
Yedi Guzel Yil (2013) 2 exemplares
Nimrod Cildirislari (2012) 2 exemplares
Tu's nicht: Storys (2020) 2 exemplares
19,99! (2009) 2 exemplares
Азъесмь: роман (2004) 1 exemplar
CÉSAR 1 exemplar
הממלכה הקטנטנה (2017) 1 exemplar
Sju gode år (2017) 1 exemplar
Une nuit sans lune (2010) 1 exemplar
Un homme sans tête (2022) 1 exemplar
Poleti vec jednom! (2021) 1 exemplar
Mitzvah 1 exemplar
The New Uncanny 1 exemplar
Usterka na skraju galaktyki (2020) 1 exemplar
Todd 1 exemplar
Kvar na rubu galaksije (2020) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010 (2010) — Compositor — 302 exemplares
McSweeney's Issue 30 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern): Rejoice! (2009) — Contribuidor — 190 exemplares
Four Letter Word: New Love Letters (2007) — Contribuidor — 136 exemplares
The Decameron Project: 29 New Stories from the Pandemic (2020) — Contribuidor — 111 exemplares
McSweeney's Issue 37 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2011) — Contribuidor — 99 exemplares
McSweeney's Issue 40 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2012) — Contribuidor — 97 exemplares
McSweeney's Issue 48 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2014) — Contribuidor — 65 exemplares
McSweeney's Issue 42 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern): Multiples (2013) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame (2012) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
McSweeney's Issue 50 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2017) — Contribuidor — 53 exemplares
The New Uncanny: Tales of Unease (2008) — Contribuidor — 52 exemplares
Watchlist: 32 Stories by Persons of Interest (2015) — Contribuidor — 49 exemplares
Found in Translation (2018) — Contribuidor, algumas edições36 exemplares
McSweeney's Issue 51 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2017) — Contribuidor — 34 exemplares
The Best Small Fictions 2016 (2016) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares
hebbes — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



Etgar Keret - what a name! I’m not even sure how you pronounce it but you should remember it because this here is a very talented man. I’m not really a short story person but I do tend to read a few collections a year.

This wasn’t the first of Keret’s books I bought (that was Kneller’s Happy Campers) but it is the first I’ve read and I’m 99% sure he’s my favourite short story writer. Think George Saunders’ The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil/ Persuasion Nation meets Shaun Tan meets Kurt Vonnegut... maybe. I’m not sure, it’s been a while since I finished it and the memories aren’t as fresh but the one thing I do know is that this guy can write. His short stories do everything I could ask a short story to do: quickly involving me in characters’ plights, make me think ‘that’s a cool situation to write a story about’ and surprise me with a twist. There are of course other things but these particularly strike me as being hugely important in stories that have so little time to root. The other problem with short stories are the duds, but this was another thing that struck me reading Missing Kissinger: there are very few, if any, duds. I predict he will be little known but I urge you to give him a try as his short, leftfield, witty offerings are nothing short of brilliant.… (mais)
Dzaowan | 3 outras críticas | Feb 15, 2024 |
This is a collection of well told, interesting, intensely human stories from real life.
The first story start with the birth of his son and we carry with a handful of stories for each of seven years, not all that good, but with good.
quondame | 13 outras críticas | Jan 17, 2024 |
This guy has great ideas. One of his stories became the movie Wristcutters. His writing is very simple and some of his stories are really just story fragments.
markm2315 | 32 outras críticas | Jul 1, 2023 |
Funny and enjoyable, though I still prefer his fiction. (It's just me, I'll always prefer stories to memoirs.)
Kiramke | 13 outras críticas | Jun 27, 2023 |



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