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Zeruya Shalev

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Zeruya Shalev (b. 1959, Kibbutz Kinneret, Israel) is a bestselling Israeli author who has published four novels, a book of poetry and a children’s book. Her novels Love Life, Husband and Wife and Thera have been translated into 25 languages and garnered her numerous literary awards. Love Life was ranked by Der Spiegel among the 20 best novels of the last 40 years, alongside Saul Bellow and Philip Roth. A feature film of Love Life, produced in Germany, was released in 2008.

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2014

Sunday, 23 February 2014

The writing of best-selling Israeli author Zeruya Shalev has earned her multiple prizes and many adoring fans around the world.

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