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38 popular israeli books
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Asia Challenge" were written by authors from Israel. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman EN

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"A stand-up comedian recalls some of his darkest moments and traumatic memories from childhood on stage in front of a live audience."--

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A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz EN

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Discover Amos Oz’s most iconic work in this extraordinary memoir that is at once a great family saga and a magical self-portrait of a writer who witnessed the birth of a nation *OVER 2 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE* ‘A hero of mine, a moral as well as literary giant’ Simon Schama Amos Oz's remarkable, moving story takes us on a seductive journey through his childhood and adolescence, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s and '50s and into a small apartment crowded with books in twelve languages and relatives speaking nearly as many. Caught between them is one small boy with the weigh... continue

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All My Mother's Lovers: A Novel by Ilana Masad EN

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One of . . . Electric Literature’s "Most Anticipated Debuts of Early 2020" • O Magazine’s "31 LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020" • Publisher Weekly’s "Spring 2020 Literary Fiction Announcements" • Buzzfeed's "Most Highly Anticipated Books Of 2020" • The Millions's "Most Anticipated: The Great First-Half 2020 Book Preview" • The Rumpus's "What to Read When 2020 is Just Around the Corner" • LGBTQ Reads's "2020 LGBTQAP Adult Fiction Preview: January-June" • Lit Hub’s "Most Anticipated Books of 2020" • BookRiot’s "Must-Read Debut Novels of 2020" • Bitch’s "27 Novels Feminis... continue
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All the rivers by Dorit Rabinyan EN

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A controversial, award-winning story about the passionate but untenable affair between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man, from one of Israel’s most acclaimed novelists When Liat meets Hilmi on a blustery autumn afternoon in Greenwich Village, she finds herself unwillingly drawn to him. Charismatic and handsome, Hilmi is a talented young artist from Palestine. Liat, an aspiring translation student, plans to return to Israel the following summer. Despite knowing that their love can be only temporary, that it can exist only away from their conflicted homeland, Liat lets herself be enraptured... continue
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Central Station by Lavie Tidhar EN

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An NPR Best Book of 2016 An Amazon Featured Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Book A Guardian Best SF & Fantasy Book of 2016 Longlist, British Science Fiction Award 2016, Best Novel 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award nominee "It's all of science fiction distilled into a single book." —Warren Ellis, author of Transmetropolitan and Gun Machine A worldwide diaspora has left a quarter of a million people at the foot of a space station. Cultures collide in real life and virtual reality. The city is literally a weed, its growth left unchecked. Life is cheap, and data is cheaper. When Boris Chong returns to Te... continue

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Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo EN

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Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies, and hope. As powerful forces from around the world descend on Ketterdam to root out the secrets of the dangerous drug known as jurda parem, old rivals, and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz's cunning and test the team's fragile loyalties. A war will be waged on the city's dark and twisting streets -- a battle for revenge and redemp... continue


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Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit by Yuval Noah Harari DE

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Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems... continue

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El señor Mani by A. B. Yehoshua ES

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Mani es una saga familiar profundamente conmovedora que abarca seis generaciones, que se extiende desde la Grecia y Polonia del siglo XIX hasta la Palestina ocupada por los británicos, la Creta ocupada por los alemanes y, en última instancia, hasta el Israel moderno. La narración retrocede en el tiempo y se cuenta en cinco conversaciones sobre la extrañamente destinada familia Mani. El clímax tiene lugar en Atenas en 1848, con la abrumadora historia de Avraham Mani sobre la muerte de su pequeño hijo, Yosef, en Jerusalén. Se trata de una novela p... continue

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Entre amigos by Amos Oz ES

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Amos Oz (Israel, 1939) es el autor de este libro de ocho cuentos, ambientados en un kibutz imaginario, en el que el protagonista de uno aparece como personaje en otros. Muy buena descripción de la vida en los kibutz, y una excelente visión del alma humana.


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