Books by Yoram Kaniuk

Yoram Kaniuk, one of Israel`s leading writers, was born in Tel Aviv in 1930. After being wounded in Israel`s 1948 War of Independence, he moved to New York for 10 years. A painter and a journalist, he began writing novels and short stories in the 1960s. K


BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH by Yoram Kaniuk
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"In this lyrical account of illness and nearly dying, moments of beauty are interspersed between longer sections of cryptic obscurity."
A coma inspired this renowned writer to reflect on his life, his work, and what it means to die. Read full book review >
THE LAST JEW by Yoram Kaniuk
Released: Feb. 2, 2006

"Yet a hopeful future does beckon, as Kaniuk ends his rich, demanding, life-affirming masterpiece. Not an easy read, but not to be missed."
The cyclical nature of history and the repetitive sufferings of the Jews are analyzed with initially forbidding, eventually revelatory complexity in the great Israeli writer's previously untranslated 1982 novel. Read full book review >