'What’s more surprising is that there are still people in Israel who expect a fair trial for Palestinians ... as if Israel were still a democracy'
The list of translated Israelis is enormous, and the occupation doesn’t even sour the mood with some readers. Still, the U.S., British and Scandinavian markets remain tough nuts to crack
The American reality program 'The Four: Battle for Stardom' was an experience the two Cohens hadn’t even dreamed about, with a huge budget and tremendous exposure
The 'Harry Potter' author's flawed detective, Cormoran Strike, conquers London’s gray streets with his sidekick, Robin
'Widely Open Underneath' has won the most lucrative literature prize in Israel, which is also considered the most prestigious
'Electric Dreams' offers a look into iconic sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick's visions of the future
The Canadian author's fans believe she has prophetic powers, although she famously only draws on historical facts for her work. With her 1985 novel 'The Handmaid’s Tale' now an acclaimed television series, she talks totalitarianism and women’s rights
Swiss journalist Sacha Batthyany knew he belonged to an aristocratic family, centered around his respected aunt. He didn’t know about the murderous ball held in 1945, that led to a personal quest, threats from relatives and a book
David Grossman, who won the Man Booker International Award, talks about transcending the culture barrier
Grossman, nominated for his latest work 'A Horse Walks Into a Bar,' is the first Israeli to win the prize, one of the most important annual literary awards
Is it possible that our literary taste is influenced, not to say dictated, by the retail chains’ commercial considerations?
The Caribbean-American writer, who was just awarded the Dan David Prize in Tel Aviv, is one of the world’s most respected black voices. Visiting Israel for the fifth time since converting to Judaism, she explains why Israelis need to stop playing the victim
A crisis of masculinity never before seen in Israeli literature
The Norwegian author, best known for autobiographical epic 'My Struggle,' will accept the award at the Jerusalem International Book Fair in June
Gregory Chelli, known by the nickname Ulcan, worked to undermine the online efforts of notorious anti-Jewish activists but his actions seemed to have crossed a line. Now France wants him extradited from Israel
Assaf Gavron tells Haaretz about the inspiration for his new book, and his decision to take part in an anti-Occupation book project
Around 170 intellectuals and cultural figures sign petition calling for charges to be dropped against Tatour, arrested almost a year ago because over a poem published online.
The most interesting books published this year, plus some Hebrew publications worth your time.
French investigative website Mediapart claims the 'reclusive’ successful Italian author is Anita Raja, a translator and editor who worked for the publishing house that publishes Ferrante’s books. Raja has since denied being the author.
The author known for her realistic portrayal of the life of poor Neapolitan women is reportedly the daughter of a Jewish refugee who escaped Nazi Germany.