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Ruth Almog

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Ruth Almog's new collection of semi-historical stories A woman in the Garden is due to be published in July 2012. Almog writes about women (mostly artists), about  children from the "second generation", and about the relationship between Israelis and Germans.

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2012

Sunday, 26 February 2012

In memory of Risa Domb

Themes of childhood in Eretz-Israel, the complex relations of the second generation of survivors and Germany, orthodoxy and secularism, and being a woman artist are central to the prolific and acclaimed writing of Ruth Almog. These themes are revisited and crystallised in her latest book The Whistle of the Ocarina. Her talk about how the ocarina became the metaphor for almost her entire writing highlighted the role childhood experiences have played in shaping it.  

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.