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Orhan Pamuk

Meet the man behind the books and controversy, Turkish novelist and Nobel-prize winner Orhan Pamuk, whose works include The Black Book, My Name is Red, Snow and Istanbul.



Michael Wex

Translator, novelist and performer Wex follows his witty and erudite Born to Kvetch with Just Say Nu, a colorful, uncensored guide to the idiomatic use of Yiddish in such areas as madness, fury, driving, mob Yiddish, insults and thirteen designations for the human rear.



Max Apple

Short-story writer and novelist Max Apple is known for the comic intelligence of his work. In his first collection to appear in 20 years, Apple presents stories that are funny, off-the-wall inventive and down-to-earth intelligent.



Nathan Englander

The author of For the Relief of Unbearable Urges returns with The Ministry of Special Cases, about the Jewish community in Buenos Aires on the eve of Argentina’s 1976 military coup.



Martin Amis

The witty and controversial British writer talks about his new novel House of Meetings, the nature of authoritarianism and life with his father, Kingsley Amis.



Etgar Keret

Israel’s most acclaimed young writer reads from The Nimrod Flipout, his latest collection to be translated into English.