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Merav Halperin

Merav Halperin was born in Haifa in 1960 and lives in Tel Aviv. A graduate of Tel Aviv University, majoring in history, she has worked as an editor at the Israel Defense Forces radio station, then as editor-in-chief of the Israel Air Force magazine. Today she works as an editor of biographies and other non-fiction. 
Halpein
 won the Yitzhak Sadeh Prize for Military Literature, for G-Suit, written with Aharon Lapidot (1988). Her novel, My Husband's Not Home, received the Steimatzky Prize for best-selling debut novel of the year (2015) and the Publishers Association's Gold Prize (2016). 

Books Published in Hebrew

G-Suit: Pages in the Log Book of Israel Air Force [with Aharon Lapidot] (non-fiction), Ministry of Defence, 1987; new & ext. ed. 2000 [Chalifat Lachatz: Dapim Be-Sefer Ha-Tisot Shel Cheil-Ha-Avir]
The Diamantaire: Moshe Schnitzer, Founding Father of the Israeli Diamond Industry (biography), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2008 [Ha-Yahaloman: Moshe Schnitzer - Avi Anaf Ha-Yahalomim Ha-Israeli]
My Husband's Not Home (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2014 [Ba'ali Lo Ba-Bayit]
Over My Dead Body (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2016 [Al Gufati Ha-Meta]

Books in Translation

G-Suit: Pages in the Log Book of Israel Air Force [with Aharon Lapidot]
Spanish: Jerusalem, La Semana, 1988; Mexico, D.F., SDN, 1990; Jerusalem, L.B. Publishing, 1997
English: London, Sphere Books, 1990
Czech: 
Prague, Naše vojsko, 1991; 2008
Japanese: Tokyo, Asahi Sonorama, 1992 
NEWS
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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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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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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