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Eyal Megged

Eyal Megged was born in New York in 1948, and grew up in Tel Aviv. He studied philosophy and art history at Tel Aviv University. A poet and novelist, Megged has served as editor of a weekly Voice of Israel radio program and has written regular columns for Israel`s leading newspapers on a wide range of subjects, including literature, culture and sports. At present he teaches creative writing. Megged has been awarded  the Yedioth Ahronoth Prize for his short story, "Cup Final", the Macmillan Prize (1993), the Prime Minister's Prize twice (1990; 2005), the Publishers Association's Gold Book Prize for five of his novels (1999; 2002; 2005; 2013) and the Publishers Association's Platinum Book Prize for Early Grace (2001).

Eyal Megged

Books Published in Hebrew

Eden Park, Ekked, 1972 [Park Eden]
Edge, Sifriat Poalim, 1975 [Katzeh]
End of Memory, Massada, 1976 [Sof Ha-Zikaron]
Yards, Dvir, 1979 [Chatzerot]
Three Years, Sifriat Poalim, 1983 [Shalosh Shanim]
Under the Blue Carpet, Kinneret, 1985 [Mi-Tachat La-Shatiach Ha-Kachol]
Estherʹs Storm, Zmora Bitan, 1986 [Se'arat Esther]
Back to Happiness, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1989 [Ba-Chazara La-Osher]
Crappagh, Zmora Bitan, 1990 [krapa]
Cup Final (stories), Kinneret, 1988 [Gmar Ha-Gavi'a]
The Kamikazeʹs Woman (novel), Zmora-Bitan, 1995 [Eshet Ha-Kamikaza]
Secrets of Mongolia (novel) , Zmora-Bitan, 1997; Yedioth Ahronoth, 2003 [Sodot Mongolia]
Early Grace (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 1999 [Chesed Neurayich]
Everlasting Life (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2001 [Chayei Olam]
The Black Light (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2002 [Ha-Or Ha-Shachor]
Woman Country (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2006 [Eretz, Isha]
A Couple (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2008 [Zug]
How to Live (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2010 [Eich Lichyot]
The End of the Body (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2012 [Sof Ha-Guf]
Oshralia (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2016 [Oshralia]

Books in Translation

German: Berlin, Berlin Verlag, 2005; pback: Berlin, Berliner Taschenbuch, 2006
Spanish: Mexico City, Santillana, 2013

The End of the Body
German: Berlin, Berlin Verlag, 2015



German: Berlin, Berlin Verlag, 2018