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Amnon Dankner

Amnon Dankner (1946-2013) was born in Jerusalem. He graduated in law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. After holding a senior position in the Jewish Agency, he began a career in journalism at the daily Haaretz, where he became a popular columnist. Dankner also anchored a well-known political TV program "Popolitica," and served as editor-in-chief of Maariv, one of the mass-circulation dailies in Israel. Dankner published novels, collections of short stories and several non-fiction books.

Amnon Dankner

Books Published in Hebrew

Donʹt Shoot the President (suspense), Zmora-Bitan/ Modan, 1980 [Al Tiru Ba-Nasi]
Berman, Why Did You Do That to Me (stories), Adam, 1982 [Berman, Lama Asita Li Et Zeh?]
Looking for Goelman (stories), Zmora-Bitan, 1986 [Mechapsim Et Goelman]
Africa, Africa [with Tamar Golan] (non-fiction), Sifriat Maariv, 1988 [Afrika, Afrika]
Three in the Sealed Room [with Amnon Levy & Ron Maiberg] (non-fiction), Kinneret, 1991 [Shlosha Be-Mamat Echad]
Dahn Ben Amotz: A Biography (non-fiction), Keter/ Sifriat Zagagi, 1992 [Dan Ben Amotz: Biografya]
Shermanʹs Winter (suspense), Keter, 1996 [Sherman Ba-Choref]
The Summer of Rina Oster (stories), Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 1996 [Ha-Kayitz Shel Rina Oster]
Where We Were and What We Did: An Israeli Lexicon of the 1950s and 60s [with David Tartakover], Keter, 1996 [Eifo Hayinu U-Ma Asinu: Otzar Shnot Ha-Chamishim Ve-Hashishim]
The Neighbourʹs Pesto (humor), Keter, 1997 [Ha-Pesto Shel Ha-Shachen Yarok Yoter]
The Zionist Comic Book [with Amram Prat] (humor), Yedioth Ahronoth, 1998 [Sefer Ha-Komiks Ha-Tziyoni]
The Boneless (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 2002 [Ha-Ish Lelo Atzamot]
Aunt Eva - His Nights and Days (novel) , Achuzat Bayit, 2008 [Yamav Ve-Leilotav Shel Ha-Doda Eva]
Abel Gagin’s Magic Touch (stories) , Achuzat Bayit, 2011 [Maga Ha-Kesem Shel Abel Gagin]

Books in Translation

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"One Night" nominated for ELLE France literary award
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "One Night, Markovitch" was selected for the long list of the Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle. Winners in four categories will be announced in May 2017.
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Semel on "Isra-Isle" for JBC
With the release of "Isra-Isle" earlier this month from Mandel Vilar Press, Nava Semel is guest blogging for the Jewish Book Council. Click here to read on how the idea behind the book came to being.
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Gelbfish gets Geffen
Israeli Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy named Roni Gelbfish's "Lake in Shadows" the best original Hebrew book as the author received the 2016 Geffen Award. For more information about the title click here.
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"Waking Lions" to become new NBC series
Gundar-Goshen's latest novel will be the basis of the new drama series, following a buy from NBS. The project will be overlooked by Gideon Raff of the "Homeland" fame. Fore more info click here.
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Castel-Bloom talking "Egyptian Novel" in Paris
While at the Lettres d’Israël festival the author spoke about the journey towards her latest novel, her relationships with Israel and the writer's freedom to go beyond the conventional. Click here to watch the full interview (in French).
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