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If Kafka Was Israeli and Wrote About Talking Goldfish

By August 28, 2019No Comments

Source: The New York Times

The car crash brought it all into focus.

For the short-story writer Etgar Keret, a new collection usually takes shape in response to some overwhelming event in his life. He’ll be writing his three- or four-page tales, saving them to folders on his computer that he occasionally loses, then boom, something happens that ties them all together. This time it was a literal boom. Two years ago, he was on his way from Connecticut to Boston when his driver, speeding to get to the next reading, hit another car on the highway.


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