In Eurozine Ieva Lesinska has a fairly extensive Q & A with Etgar Keret, High register, low register. Some interesting translation-discussion -- as well as an explanation why Keret has been a vegetarian since the age of five.
Why not read "Todd" by Etgar Keret, one of the best short story writers working today? I met Todd at a reading he organized in Denver. When he talked about the stories he loved that evening, he became so excited that he began to stammer. Show More Summary
Electric Literature has released a new “Single Sentence Animation,” bringing the first sentence of a Etgar Keret‘s “Todd” to life. In the video embedded above, Tatia Rosenthal animated the short story and Christopher Bowen made the music. Show More Summary
Director Goran Duki?’s adaptation of a charming and romantic short story written by Etgar Keret. The story originally appeared in Keret’s book Suddenly, a Knock on the Door. Hat Tip Link
In Haaretz Maya Sela reports that Israeli author Etgar Keret wants to change how you relate to literature, as: Keret and Alfon's new cultural initiative is meant to change the way we relate to literature. They are attempting to create...Show More Summary
For the first installation of Storyvid, a project the Paris Review describes as "an attempt to create the literary equivalent of a music video," Croatian director Goran Duki? animates Israeli author Etgar Keret's short story "What Do We Have in Our Pockets?" (text version here), from his excellent Suddenly, A Knock on the Door. Show More Summary
Where does the need to make up a story come from? I think that every time I've ever read a story, that question echoes in my mind.
Etgar Keret is busy these days. Aside from publishing a story about the ongoing Israeli/Palestinian conflict, and aside from promoting stories for Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading blog, he also has time to commission novelty houses in Warsaw. At 133 cm (or ~4.3 feet) wide, the Keret House is, in my opinion, the stuff of nightmares. [...]Show More Summary
When writer Etgar Keret built his 4-foot-wide home in Poland, we debated the practicality of living in such a tight space. He's not the only one willing to try it — Japanese firm ondesign just built their own version of a skinny home in Tokyo. The results are airier and sunnier than you might expect… More Read More...
Earlier this year, we told you about the construction of the Etgar Keret House, a residence in Warsaw that would measure a mere 133 centimeters across its widest spot. Now that house is a reality, wedged between two buildings, and we can see what this skinny house really looks like on the inside. More »
You may remember the 47-inch-wide Keret House we wrote about being constructed in Warsaw, Poland. Now, the structure, in all its 4-foot-wide glory, is complete and inhabited by Israeli author Etgar Keret. Conceptualized by Jakub Szcz?sny of Centrala, it takes the record for the narrowest house in the city. Show More Summary
Last week, we got the news that Polish architect Jakub Szczesny completed the Keret House — also known as the world's skinniest house — as an art installation for writer Etgar Keret. This week, we finally have pictures of the interior! More Read More...
Israeli author Etgar Keret makes himself at home in Keret House, which measures 47 inches at its widest point. (Credit: Dom Kereta/Facebook) Some readers experienced a bit of claustrophobia a couple of months back upon reading that construction had started on what may be the world's narrowest house. Show More Summary
Last year, Israeli writer Etgar Keret commissioned Polish architect Jakub Szczesny to build what would become the world's skinniest home at only 4 feet wide. Last week, the project in Warsaw was finally completed and ready for move-in! More Read More...
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Could you live in house no wider than a door frame? Etgar Keret can. The Israeli writer is now the proud owner of the world’s narrowest building, a home so tiny that you might not even notice it if you’re not looking hard. The house, which is less than five feet across at its widest part [...]
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Etgar Keret's House, a project by architectural firm Centrala, is only 47 inches wide but will be a fully functional home upon completion.
Suddenly, a Knock on the Door author Etgar Keret shares “Ten Rules for Writers” with Rookie. Related posts: Resting On One’s Imaginative Laurels Etgar Keret is a rising (if not risen already) literary... Something Out of Something BOMB...Show More Summary
Etgar Keret's House is situated in the crack between buildings on 22 Chlodna St. and 74 Zelazna St. in Warsaw, Poland. (Credit: Centrala) Good news for giraffes! Construction has started on a house that's being called the world's narrowest. The...Show More Summary