Jacob Buchan

Jacob Buchan was born in Austria in 1946 and came to Israel with his parents at the age of two. He is a graduate of the Tel Aviv Art School. In addition to contributing short stories to magazines and newspapers, he has worked as a shingle maker, graphic artist, steamroller operator in the Sinai, farmer, teacher, curator and producer of audiovisual programs. He lives with his family in a village in central Israel. The play Along the Walls based on his book Color Blind was awarded a Honorary Citation at the 1997 "Teatroneto" Festival. Buchan received the Prime Minister's Prize twice (1993; 2001), the Bernstein Prize for Hebrew fiction (1997) and the Arik Einstein Prize (2017).

Jacob Buchan

Books Published in Hebrew

Jacobʹs Life (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1979 [Shnei Chayei Yaakov]
Ever Since (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1983 [Mi-Yamim Yamima]
Color Blind (novel), Am Oved, 1990 [Iver-Tzvaʹim]
Wasp Stories (stories), Am Oved, 1991 [Tzirʹa]
Rust Blue (novel), Zmora-Bitan, 1996 [Kachol Chaluda]
Transparent Child (novel), Zmora-Bitan, 1998 [Yeled Shakuf]
Israeʹls Path [with Hezi Meroz] (travel), Carta, 1998 [Shvil Israel]
For Ever Under a Shadow (youth), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2001 [Tamid Yelaveh Oto Tzel: (Sipur She-Haya Paʹam Ve-Lo Yihiyeh)]
Flowing Milk and Blood Orange (novel), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2002 [Nachal Chalav Ve-Tapuz Dam]
The Man Who Passed Through Walls (youth), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2003 [Ha-Ish She-Avar Derech Kirot]
Selected Stories, Gvanim, 2005 [Model Eirom]
Levantine Fantasy (novel) , Sifriat Poalim, 2008 [Fantazya Levantinit]
Gabriela (youth) , Sifriat Poalim, 2009 [Gavriela]
Walking Candle (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 2011 [Ner Mehalech]
A Silent Scream (youth), Am Oved, 2013 [Tzracha Ilemet]
Endless Dream (novel), Pardes, 2016 [Chalom Einsofi]

Books in Translation

Transparent Child
German: Gerlingen, Bleicher, 2002