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Nir Baram (Hebrew: ניר ברעם; born June 2, 1976 in Jerusalem) is an Israeli author. Baram studied literature in Tel Aviv University and was an editor in Am Oved publishing house. His novels, The Remaker of Dreams (2006) and Good People (2010), were short listed for Israel's Sapir Prize for Literature. Good people was translated into 10 languages and in 2010 Baram won the Prime Minister's Award for Hebrew literature and was short listed for the Rome Prize for literature (Premio Roma). His new novel World Shadow, published on August 2013, was a bestseller and attracted many responses inside the literary world and outside of it. Baram writes for Haaretz and other newspapers and is known for his political opinions. In the summer of 2006 he was one of the leaders of the young poets and authors who called for the cease-fire in the 2006 Lebanon War and in 2010 he gave a political and controversial speech in the opening of the 2nd International Writers Festival in Jerusalem.
- The Remaker of Dreams, Keter, 2006 (German: Der Wiederträumer,Schöffling, 2009)
- Good people, Am Oved, 2010 (German- Carl Hanser Verlag; Spain- Alfaguara; Brasil- Editora Objetiva; France- Éditions Robert Laffont; Netherlands- De Bezige Bij; Italy- Ponte alle Grazie; Norway- Gyldendal; Finland- Otava; Denmark- Gyldendal; Catalan- Empuries Narrativa)
- World Shadow, Am Oved, 2013 Spain- Alfaguara, Netherlands- De Bezige Bij, Belgium- De Bezige Bij, Mexico- Alfaguara, Germany and Austria- Carl Hanser,
- Author's blog
- Acclaimed Israeli author Nir Baram settles the score with globalization and the Israeli left
- The Israeli left's last novel
- Lorin Stein, editor of The Paris Review, and Nir Baram compare notes
- Israeli writers' festival to prescreen speeches in bid to ban political content
- from the New York Times about the 2010 Festival in Jerusalem
- "The pen – mightier than the sword?"
- Nir Baram talks in the 43 years of occupation – Protest – Tel Aviv
- "Dream on" Interview in Haaretz after the publication of the "Remaker of Dreams"
- A review in Haaretz about "World Shadow
- The Israeli left's zombie argument
- Nir Baram at the International Literature Festival Berlin 2016