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Rivka Keren

Rivka Keren was born in Hungary in 1946 and came to Israel as a young child. Her first books describe her experiences as the only Jewish child in her school, the atmosphere in an Iron Curtain country, and her family`s secret preparations for emigration. Keren, a clinical psychologist, is also a painter and has held exhibitions both in Israel and abroad. She has published novels and books for children and youth. Keren is the recipient of the Ze`ev Prize (1988), the Nordau Prize, the Kugel Prize, and received an Honorable Mention at the Austrian Children and Juveniles Book Award (2000).

Rivka Keren

Books Published in Hebrew

Ruthi Shmuti (children) , Massada, 1970, 1973, 1990 [Ruti Shmuti]
Kati - A Diary of a Young Girl (youth) , Am Oved, 1974, 1990 [Kati, Yomana Shel Na`arah]
Wild Lily (youth), Sifriat Poalim, 1978 [Lily Ha-Peruah]
Tik and Tak`s Expedition (children), Massada, 1980 [Ha-Masah Shel Tik Ve-Tak]
Nufar, the Story of a Seagull (children), Massada, 1981 [Nufar, Sipurah Shel Shehafit Yam]
The Fathers` Stories, Massada, 1982 [Sipurei Avot]
Bittersweet Summer (youth) , Schocken, 1986 [Kayitz Atzuv Kayitz Meushar]
The Taste of Honey (novel), Am Oved, 1990 [Ta`am Ha-Dvash]
Mortal Love (novel), Am Oved, 1992 [Ahavah Anusha]
Anatomy of Revenge (novel), Am Oved, 1993 [Anatomia Shel Nekamah]
Tita and the Devil (novel), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1995 [Tita Ve Ha-Satan]
Outrage (novel), Agam, 2010 [Hefkerut]

Books in Translation

German: Modling, St. Gabriel, 1996; pback: Weinheim, Beltz, 1999
German: Vienna, Gabriel, 1999; pback: Weinheim, Beltz, 2001

Anatomy of Love
German: Gerlingen, Bleicher, 2002

The Taste of Honey
German: Giessen, Haland & Wirth, 2004

Mortal Love
English: London, YouWriteOn, 2008; Charleston, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013


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