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Reuven Miran

Reuven Miran was born in Kfar Saba, Israel, in 1944 and now lives in Binyamina. He received his MA in philosophy from the Sorbonne and has written novels, stories and film scripts. He is also a translator of French literature. Miran has received the Tel Aviv Foundation Award (1985), the Prime Minister’s Prize (1986), the BBC World Service Prize, the ACUM Prize for Literary Achievement (1995), the French Ministry of Culture Award for promoting French culture in Israel (2003) and the Ostana Prize (Italy, 2011). In 2003, Miran founded Nahar Books (Nahar Sfarim), a new Israeli publishing house devoted to classic humanistic texts on freedom and human dignity.

Reuven Miran

Books Published in Hebrew

The Western Hills (stories), The Hebrew Writers Association/ Massada, 1970 [Ha-Gvaʹot Ha-Maʹaraviyot]
The Lead Bird (stories), Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 1978 [Tzipor Ha-Oferet]
The Planet of Yaʹiri (children-picture bk), Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 1980 [Kochav-Ha-Lechet Shel Yairi]
The Scarecrow of Dr. Givoli (children), Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 1979 [Ha-Dachlil Shel Dr. Givʹoli]
In the Mountains, Inland (stories), Tarmil, 1980 [Ba-Harim, Bifnim Ha-Aretz]
Night over the City (novella), Tarmil, 1987 [Layla Al Ha-Ir]
And Twice the Parrot Held Its Tongue (novel), Zmora-Bitan, 1987 [Ha-Tuki Shatak Paʹamayim]
South of Antarctica (novel), Keter, 1990; Nahar Sfarim, 2016 [Dromit Le-Antarktika]
Turtle Soup for Breakfast (stories) , Keter, 1995 [Marak Tzabim Le-Aruchat Boker]
The Last Dwarfs of Givatayim (children) , Keter, 1995 [Ha-Gamadim Ha-Acharonim Be-Givatayim]
Memories of a Dead Season (stories), Yedioth Ahronoth, 1996; extended ed. Nahar Sfarim, 2006 [Zichronot Me-Ona Meta]
Three Cigarettes in an Ashtray (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2001 [Shalosh Sigaryot Be-Maʹafera]
Kingfishers (stories), Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 2006 [Shaldagim: Sipurim Ktzarim]
Mai 68: Graffiti on the Walls of the Sorbonne (non-fiction), Nahar Sfarim, 2008 [Mai 68: Grafffiti Al Kirot Ha-Sorbonne]
Anna and the Hunters (youth) , Nahar Sfarim, 2009 [Anna Ve-Ha-Tzayadim]
I Didn't Know Henri Curiel (assays), Nahar Sfarim, 2016 [Ani Lo Hikarti Et Henri Curiel: Sipurei Masot]

Books in Translation

Memories of a Dead Season
Italian: Roccabruna, Chambra d'Òc, 2011

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