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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
 
Novels
   Elsewhere, Perhaps (1966)
   My Michael (1968)
   Touch the Water, Touch the Wind (1974)
   Soumchi (1980)
   A Perfect Peace (1982)
   Black Box (1988)
   To Know a Woman (1989)
   Fima (1991)
   Under This Blazing Light (1995)
   Don't Call It Night (1996)
   Panther in the Basement (1997)
   The Same Sea (2001)
   A Tale of Love and Darkness (2004)
   Rhyming Life and Death (2009)
   Suddenly In the Depths of the Forest (2010)
   Between Friends (2013)
   Judas (2016)
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Collections
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Anthologies edited
   Until daybreak (1984)
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Non fiction show
 
Amos Oz recommends
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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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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."
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The Liar (2019)
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
"Such a good book that touched me so deeply and strongly...Wonderful."

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Books containing stories by Amos Oz
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014 (2014)
(Best American Nonrequired Reading)
edited by
Daniel Handler

Award nominations
2017 International Booker Prize (nominee) : Judas


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