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Yishai Sarid

Yishai Sarid was born in 1965 in Tel Aviv. He studied law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and received a graduate degree in public administration from Harvard University. Sarid has worked in the State Attorney's office as a prosecutor for criminal cases; he now works as an attorney in the private sector. He also contributes articles to the Hebrew press.
Sarid's second novel, Limassol, won the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière for Best Foreign Crime Novel (France, 2011), the SNCF Award (France, 2011), the Maria Giorgetti International Award (Italy, 2013), and was shortlisted for the prestigious IMPAC Award (Dublin, 2012). The Third, his fourth novel, won the Bernstein Prize (2016).

Yishai Sarid

Books in Translation

French: Arles, Actes Sud, 2015
German: Zurich, Kein & Aber, 2010; pback: Munich, Piper, 2011
French: Arles, Actes Sud, 2010; pback: 2011; Arles, Babel/ Montréal, Québec, Leméac, 2013 
English: New York, Europa, 2010; London, Europa UK, forthcoming 
Danish: Copenhagen, Ferdinand, 2010
Chinese: Hunan, Hunan People's Pub., 2011
Italian: Rome, e/o, 2012
Catalan: Barcelona, ClubEditor, 2012
Turkish: Istanbul, Kottom Kitap, 2012
Spanish: Mexico, Mondadori, 2013
Polish: Warsaw, Filo, 2015
Czech: Prague, Práh, 2016

German: Zurich, Kein und Aber, 2014
French: Arles, Actes Sud, forthcoming
Italian: Florence, Giuntina, forthcoming
Spanish: Buenos Aires, Siglio, forthcoming
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Congratulations to Zeruya Shalev and Shifra Horn for receiving the 2017 Adei Wizo Prize.

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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award! The books on the longlist are selected by 400 libraries worldwide. Titles are nominated on the basis of ‘high literary merit’ as determined by the nominating library.
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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:
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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:
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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: http://www.netanyaaaci.org.il/WebPages/BoxOfficePages/lectures2.htm And for more details about the title click here: http://www.ithl.org.il/page_15644
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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