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Writing, Etgar Keret, and where the &%*# is Peter Pan?

Every year or two I get an itch to complete something on my bucket list. Last year, it was performing in the Vagina Monologues. For the past six months, it’s been getting back into my writing habit. I’ve been on a quest to discover the right outlet for skill-sharpening. It’s no shock that Israel would […]

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Etgar Keret #3.

A third Etgar Keret piece that can be found in the NYTimes. Who loves Etgar Keret? We love Etgar Keret! The Way We War By ETGAR KERET Tel Aviv YESTERDAY I called the cable people to yell at them. The day before, my friend told me he’d called and yelled at them a little, threatened […]

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Etgar Keret in the NYTimes 2.

March 27, 2006 Stupor in Our Time By ETGAR KERET Tel Aviv THE parties my father votes for never get into Parliament. One year he’ll vote for some economist with thick glasses who promises a revolution in tax law, the next year for an irate teacher with a ponytail who advocates a revolution in the […]

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Etgar Keret in the NY Times.

February 12, 2006 Lives Suddenly, the Same Thing By ETGAR KERET “I just hate terrorist attacks,” the thin nurse says to the older one. “Want some gum?” The older one takes a piece and nods. “What can you do?” she says. “I hate emergencies, too.” “It’s not the emergencies,” the thin one insists. “I have […]