Ruth Almog

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Ruth Almog, 2006

Ruth Almog (Hebrew: רות אלמוג‎) is an Israeli novelist.

Life[edit]

Almog was born 15 May 1936 in Petah Tikva, Mandate Palestine to parents who immigrated from Hamburg in 1933.[1] She studied at the David Yellin Teachers College, and at Tel Aviv University. She taught philosophy and film at Tel Aviv University. She was the deputy editor of the literary section of the mainstream daily Haaretz and writer-in-residence at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.[2]

She is married to poet Aaron Almog; they have two daughters.

Awards[edit]

  • 1985, 2000 Ze`ev Prize
  • 1989 Brenner Prize
  • 2000 Yad Vashem Prize
  • 2000 Andersen Honor Citation
  • 2001 Agnon Prize from the Jerusalem municipality
  • 2004 Newman Prize from Bar Ilan University
  • 2004 German Gerty Spies Prize for Literature
  • 2006 Bialik Prize for Lifetime Achievement
  • 1995, 2007 Prime Minister`s Prize
  • 2010 ACUM lifetime achievement award[3]

Works[edit]

  • Hasdei Ha-Laila Shel Margerita (Marguereta`s Night Grace) (stories), Tarmil, 1969
  • Be-Eretz Gzerah (The Exile) (novel), Am Oved, 1971
  • Aharei Tu Bi-Shvat (After Tubishvat) (stories), Tarmil, 1979
  • Et Ha-Zar Ve-Ha- Oyev (The Stranger and the Foe), (novella), Sifriat Poalim, 1980
  • Mavet Ba-Geshem (Death in the Rain) (novel), Keter, 1982
    • Death in the rain: a novel, Red Crane Books, 1993, ISBN 978-1-878610-09-6
  • Nashim (Women) (stories), Keter, 1986
  • Shorshei Avir (Roots of Light) (novel), Keter/Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1987; 2003
  • Tikun Omanuti (Invisible Mending) (novella & stories), Keter, 1993
  • Meahev Mushlam (A Perfect Lover) (novel), with Esther Ettinger, Keter, 1995
    • Der perfekte Liebhaber, Translators Ester Etinger, Vera Loos, Goldmann, 1999, ISBN 978-3-442-43991-1
    • Meine Reise mit Alex , Translators Vera Loos, Naomi Nir-Bleimling, Sauerländer, 2002, ISBN 978-3-7941-4621-5
  • Ha-Agam Ha-Pnimi (The Inner Lake), (composition), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2000
  • Estelina Ahuvati (Estelina My Love) (novel), Ruth Almog & Esther Ettinger, Keter, 2002
  • Kol Ha-Osher Ha-Mufraz Ha-ze (All This Overflowing Bliss) (stories), Keter, 2003
  • Be-Ahava, Natalia (Love, Natalia) (novel), Keter, 2005
  • Meil Katon (A Little Coat) (novella), Kinneret/Zmora-Bitan/Dvir, 2008
  • Zara Be-Gan Eden (Stranger in Paradise) (novel), Kinneret/Zmora Bitan/Dvir, 2008

Children's and youth titles[edit]

  • Naphy Nasich Ha-Karnafim (Naphy), Am Oved, 1979
  • Gilgil, Massada/Modan, 1986
  • Tzoanim Ba-Pardes (Nomads in the Orchard)(youth), Massada, 1986
  • Kadur Ha-Kesef (The Silver Ball), Am Oved, 1986
  • Hasibor (The Wonderbird), Am Oved, 1991
  • Rakefet, Ahavati Ha-Rishonah (Rakefet, My First Love), Keter, 1992
  • Gilgil Rotza Kelev (Gilgil Wants a Dog)', Modan, 1998
  • Ha-Masa Sheli Im Alex (My Journey with Alex), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1999
  • Balut Ha-Pele Shel Kamila (The Magic Acorn), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1999
  • Od Chibuk Echad (Just One More Hug), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2003

Anthologies[edit]

References[edit]

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