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Shimon Zimmer

Shimon Zimmer was born in Haifa in 1950. He spent several years as a stage actor before becoming a playwright. A number of his plays, including his political satires, have been performed on stage. Zimmer has published novels and short stories. He was awarded the Prime Minister's Prize in 2005, and his novel, Sometimes the House Is a Murderer, was shortlisted for the 2016 Sapir Prize. 

Shimon Zimmer

Books Published in Hebrew

A Mother For Hire (stories) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1995 [Ima Lehaskir]
Misery Fit for a Novel (novel), Babel, 1999 [Umlalut Reuya Le-Roman]
Magnificent Evil (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 2005 [Ra Le-Tiferet]
Evidence to Love (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 2007 [Reʹayot Le-Ahava]
Zimmer Under the Moon (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 2010 [Zimmer Mi-Tachat La-Yareʹach]
Imagine You're Alive (novel), Afik, 2013 [Damyen She-Ata Chay]
Sometimes the House Is a Murderer (novel), Afik, 2016 [Lifamim Ha-Bayit Hu Rotzeach]

Books in Translation