Etgar Keret: Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

(Short Stories, 188 pp. Hebrew 2010; English translation, 2012)

Keret is the most popular Israeli writer of his generation, with a style and focus that mark a new direction in the nation's literature. The 35 brief stories in this new collection focus on everyday life, leavened with the author’s legendary taste for the absurd and the impossible.