Eshkol Nevo

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Eshkol Nevo Amichai
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German-Israeli Literature Days 2012
Born 1971
 Jerusalem, Israel

Eshkol Nevo (Hebrew: אשכול נבו‎, born 1971 in Jerusalem), is an Israeli writer[1] who has published a collection of short stories, three novels and a work of non-fiction. One of his novels, Homesick, was awarded the Book Publishers Association Gold Prize (2005) and the FFI-Raymond Wallier Prize at the Salon du Livre (Paris, 2008). In 2008, Eshkol was awarded membership in the Israel Cultural Excellence Foundation (IcExcellence), one of the country's highest recognitions for excellence in the arts.

Life and career[edit]

Eshkol Nevo grew up in Jerusalem, Haifa, and Detroit. He is the grandson of Levi Eshkol, the late third prime minister of Israel.

He studied copywriting at the Tirza Granot School and psychology at Tel Aviv University.

He teaches creative writing and thinking at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv University, Sapir College and the Open University of Israel.

Works in Hebrew[edit]

  • Bed & Breakfast (stories), Zmora Bitan, 2001 [Zimmer Be-Givataim]
  • The Breaking Up Manual (non-fiction), Zmora Bitan, 2002 [Nifradnu Trach]
  • Osmosis (novel), Zmora Bitan, 2004 [Arbaa Batim Ve-Gaagua]
  • World Cup Wishes (novel), Kinneret Zmora-Bitan Dvir, ISBN 965-517-274-0 (965-517-274-0), 2007 [Mishala Achat Yamina]
  • Amalia's father travels to Australia (children's book), 2010
  • Neuland, 2011
  • Last bath in Siberia, 2013

Works in English[edit]

(Homesick was published in Germany: Vier Häuser und eine Sehnsucht, premium: Band 24564, Paperback, ISBN 3-423-24564-6 (3-423-24564-6)

Works in French[edit]

  • Le cours du jeu est bouleversé, Gallimard, ISBN 978-2-07-012367-4, June 2010, translated by Jean-Luc Allouche


  1. ^ Rennison, Nick (13 June 2010). "At a glance / World Cup Wishes". The Times. Retrieved 30 January 2011. 

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