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Uri Adelman

Uri Adelman (1958-2004) was born in Ramat-Gan and lived in Moshav Givat Chen. He taught in the Musicology Department of Tel Aviv University, was editor of suspense fiction at Keter Publishers, and wrote a weekly column on computers for a local newspaper. He also wrote for TV and the stage, and published four books on computers. Adelman wrote four bestselling novels and a novella. His highly acclaimed novel, Tropic of Venus has been adapted for TV, and Wedding has been adapted for the screen. Adelman was awarded the Book Publishers Association Platinum Book Prize for Lost and Found (1999) and the Golden Book Prize for Tropic of Venus (2000). In 2004, he was posthumously nominated Author of the Year by the daily newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth, as well as by Israel's Channel 2 TV.

Uri Adelman

Books in Translation

German: Frankfurt, Eichborn, 2003, Berlin, R.M.Buch und Medien, 2010

German: Frankfurt/Main, Eichborn, 2002
Chinese: Beijing, Qunzhong, 2006
The second edition of the Letters of Israel festival will take place in Paris from September 8 to 18, 2017
After the success of its first edition, the Lettres d'Israël festival is gaining momentum, with an enriched program: meetings, conversations, readings , Theater, major authors and discoveries. Zeruya Shalev, Orly Castel-bloom, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Iris Argaman, and many more will participate. Click here for the full program:
Call for application: Artists in Residence Programme in Austria. Please note the deadline: September 18th, 2017.
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies to visual artists / art photographers / composers / video and media artists / writers / literary translators and arts and cultural educators in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2018. For more details:
Yizhak Mayer: "Meet the Author" Event
Ambassador Yizhak Mayer, author of the moving book “Silent Letter” will hold a “meet the author” event in Netanya. For further info about the event: And for more details about the title click here:
ITHL director on Grossman's win
"Grossman winning is not only his own achievement, but the achievement of the Hebrew literature as a whole", - Nilli Cohen on the first Hebrew author to receive Man Booker International Prize. Click here for the full article in Hebrew.
Chana Bloch dies at 77
Chana Bloch, a revered poet and translator from Hebrew and Yiddish, has sadly passed away earlier this month. Among her many remarkable achievements is the wonderful translation of a collection of poems by Dahlia Ravikovitch​ (W. W. Norton & Company). Chana will be greatly missed.
Yitzchak Mayer's personal website goes live
English edition of Yitzchak Mayer's amazing "Silent Letter" is about to come out with Mosaic Press. Learn more about the author's incredible life story on his brand new website.
Dayan on feminism and writing
Following the release of "Transitions" in English, Yael Dayan talks to Lilith Magazine about her past aspirations and present pursuits. Click here to read the full interview.
Gundar-Goshen's Op-Ed for Time
To mark the US publication of "Waking Lions" Ayelet Gundar-Goshen talks about the refugee crisis, internal walls and people behind them in the op-ed for Time. Click here to read the article.
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