Mira Magen

Mira Magen was born in Kfar Saba, Israel, in 1950 to an Orthodox family. She studied psychology and sociology before turning to nursing. She worked as a nurse at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem and started publishing short stories in the early 1990s. Magen has published a number of bestselling novels and a book of short stories. She has been awarded the Olschwung Foundation Award (1988), the Prime Minister's Prize (2005) and the Book Publishers Association's Gold Book Prize five times (2001; 2004; 2005; 2011; 2012).

Mira Magen

Books in Translation

German: Frankfurt, S. Fischer, 1997: pback: forthcoming
German: Munich, dtv, 2001
German: Munich, dtv, 2004
German: Munich, dtv, 2006
German: Munich, dtv, 2007
French: Paris, Mercure de France, 2008
German: Munich, dtv, 2010
French: Paris, Mercure de France, 2010
Italian: Rome, Atmosphere Libri, 2015
German: Munich, dtv, 2012; dtv, 2015
German: Munich, dtv, 2017
German: Munich, dtv, forthcoming
French: Paris, Mercure de France, 2017