Eshkol Nevo

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German-Israeli Literature Days 2012
 Jerusalem, Israel

Eshkol Nevo (Hebrew: אשכול נבו‎, born 28 February 1971) is an Israeli writer[1] who has published a collection of short stories, five 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 Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, for whom he was named.

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]


  • Zimmer Be-Givatayyim (Bed & Breakfast), Zmora Bitan, 2001


  • Arbaa Batim ve-Gaagua (Homesick), Zmora Bitan, 2004
  • Mishala Achat Yamina (World Cup Wishes), Kinneret Zmora-Bitan Dvir, ISBN 965-517-274-0 (965-517-274-0), 2007
  • Neuland, Zmora Bitan Publishing, 2011
  • Ha-Miqveh ha-Aharon be-Sibir (The Last Ritual Bathhouse in Siberia), Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, Dvir, 2013
  • Shalosh Qomot (Three Stories), Zmora Bitan, 2015

For children[edit]

  • Aba shel Amaliya Nosea le-Australiya (Amalia's father travels to Australia), 2010


  • Nifradnu Trach (The Breaking-Up Manual), Zmora Bitan, 2002

Works translated to English[edit]

Works translated to German[edit]

Works translated to French[edit]


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

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