Book List in Order:13 titles

  • The first children's book to appear in English by the award-winning Israeli master storytellerWhat happens when a tired boy with a fertile imagination is left to fend for himself at the zoo? Well, if his father is too busy to play and must talk busin...


  • There's no one like Etgar Keret. His stories take place at the crossroads of the fantastical, searing, and hilarious. His characters grapple with parenthood and family, war and games, marijuana and cake, memory and love. These stories never go to...


  • Mordy's afterlife isn't shaping up to be much better than his former life, until the road trip that could change everything.“I think she cried at my funeral. It’s not like I am conceited or anything, but I am pretty sure.”   Mordy wanted to ge...



  • Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret's new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and full of yearning. In his most playful and most mature work yet, the living and the dead, si...


  • This booklet includes a lecture called Second Generation and four remarkable short stories by Etgar Keret: Asthma Attack, Shoes, Siren, and Foreign Language, the last of which has never before appeared in the United States. Openly discussing his fami...


  • Master short story writer Etgar Keret turns his hand to a longer tale, Kneller’s Happy Campers, which was recently turned into the cult film Wristcutters: A Love Story, starring Tom Waits and Shannon Sossamon....


  • A birthday-party magician whose hat tricks end in horror and gore; a girl parented by a major household appliance; the possessor of the lowest IQ in the Mossad--such are the denizens of Etgar Keret's dark and fertile mind. The Girl on the Fridge cont...


  • Etgar Keret’s stories are quick, brief and precise — unhesitatingly moving. They are also hilarious and off-the-wall, yet dark, sometimes violent, and often intensely poignant: a powerful new collection from Israel’s best-selling author....






  • From Israel's most popular and acclaimed young writer―"Stories that are short, strange, funny, deceptively casual in tone and affect, stories that sound like a joke but aren't" (Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi)Already featured on This American Li...


  • This collection of five graphic novellas features a drab salesman who falls in love with a Romanian circus aerialist; a young woman who lives next to the entrance to Hell; a magician who loses control of his magic; a piggy bank named Margolis; and a ...


  • Dad demonstrates that it''s never too late to shine in the spotlight in this quirky book about following your dreams."The circus is in town!" Dad roared."And we''re all going to see it!"Audrey and Zach are still half-asleep —...


  • Classic warped and wonderful stories from a “genius” (The New York Times) and master storyteller.   Brief, intense, painfully funny, and shockingly honest, Etgar Keret’s stories are snapshots that illuminate with intelligence a...