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Amos Oz

Israel (1939 - 2018)

Amos Oz was an Israeli writer, novelist, and journalist. He was a professor of literature at Ben-Gurion University in Be'er Sheva. Since 1967, he was a prominent advocate of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In 2008 he received an Honorary Degree from the University of Antwerp. He also received the Dan David prize in 2008 for "Creative Rendering of the Past".

Genres: Literary Fiction
Amos Oz recommends
Scapegoat (1987)
Eli Amir
"In Scapegoat I found everything one looks for in an excellent novel."
The Ruined House (2017)
Ruby Namdar
"The Ruined House is a fascinating novel about the overwhelming presence of myth and historical trauma in our lives. A cross between Saul Bellow's disintegrating intellectuals and Bulgakov's mystical revelations, this is a fiercely inventive novel."
The Liar (2019)
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
"Such a good book that touched me so deeply and strongly...Wonderful."
House on Endless Waters (2020)
Emuna Elon
"I read this book in excitement and wonder. It's not only a touching and fascinating book, but a sophisticated one as well."
The Last Interview (2020)
Eshkol Nevo
"Eshkol Nevo is a fascinating storyteller who gives the reader a broad and diverse picture of Israeli society."

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