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Dorit Rabinyan

Dorit Rabinyan was born in Kfar Saba, Israel, in 1972 to a Persian-Jewish family and now lives in Tel Aviv. She published her first novel at the age of 22. In addition to her novels, Rabinyan has written a screenplay for commercial television, Shuli`s Fiance, and a children's book. She now hosts a weekly TV culture program. Rabinyan has been awarded the Wiener Prize (1996), the Jewish Wingate Quarterly Award (1999), the Best Drama of the Year Award (1997) from the Israel Film Academy, the Prime Minister's Prize (2001), the Literary ACUM Award (2008), the Bernstein Prize (2015) and the Publishers Association's Platinum Prize for Borderlife (2016). 




Dorit Rabinyan

Books Published in Hebrew

Yes, Yes, Yes (poetry), Eked, 1990 [Ken, Ken, Ken]
Persian Brides (novel) , Am Oved, 1995 [Simtat Ha-Shkediyot Be-Oumrijan]
Our Weddings (Strand of a Thousand Pearls) (novel), Am Oved, 1999 [Ha-Chatunot Shelanu]
And Where Was I? (children-picture bk), Am Oved, 2006 [Az Eifo Hayiti Ani?]
Borderlife (novel), Am Oved, 2014 [Gader Chaya]

Books in Translation

Dutch: Amsterdam, Vassallucci, 1996; pback: Breda, De Geus, 1998
German: Munich, Goldmann, 1998
English: Edinburgh, Canongate, 1998; pback: 1999; 2004; New York, Braziller, 1998
Greek: Athens, Livani, 1999
Spanish: Barcelona, Martinez Roca, 1999; Barcelona, Planeta-De Agostini, 2000
Italian: Vicenza, Neri Pozza, 2000; pback: 2003
Portuguese: Alges, Difel, 2001
French: Paris, Denoel, 2002

Our Weddings (Strand of a Thousand Pearls)
Dutch: Amsterdam, Vassallucci, 2001
German: Frankfurt, Kluger, 2000
English: London, Bloomsbury, 2001; New York, Random House, 2002
Spanish: Barcelona, Lumen, 2002
Italian: Casale Monferrato, Piemme, 2002
Portuguese: Alges, Difel, 2002
Swedish: Stockholm, Natur och Kultur, 2002
Hungarian: Budapest, Europa, 2004

Borderlife

Italian: Milano, Longanesi, 2016

German: Cologne, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2016; Berlin, Argon [Sound recording], 2016
Polish: 
Sopot, Smak Słowa, 2016

Dutch: Amsterdam/Antwerp, Atlas Contact, 2016

NEWS
"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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