After Hours


Bakewell, Sarah. At the existentialist café: Freedom, being, and apricot cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Karl Jaspers, Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and other. Other Press, 2016 (Oct)
Zambra, Multiple choice. Penguin Books, 2014 (Sept)
El Rashidi, Yasmine. Chronicle of a Last Summer: A Novel of Egypt. Tim Duggan Books, 2016 (Aug)
Murdoch, Iris. Henry and Cato. Viking Press, 1977 (Aug)
Wolf, Christa. In the flesh. Verba Mundi 2005 (July)
Novic, Sara. Girl at war. Random House, 2016 (July)
Burstein, Dror. Mud. Keter, 2016 [in Hebrew] (July)
Roberts, Gregory David. Shantaram. St. Martin Griffin, 2003 (June)
Backman, Fredrick. A man called Ove. Washington Square Press, 2014 (June).
Murdoch, Iris. Bruno’s dream. Open Road Media, 2010 (June)
Zweig, Stefan. Buchmendel. Tesha Neshamot Books, 2016 [in Hebrew] (May)
de Beauvoir, Simone. Malentendu à Moscou. Achuzat Bayit, 2016. [in Hewbrew] (May)
Marra, Anthony. A constellation of vital phenomena. Hogarth, 2014 (May)
Green, Henry. Pack my bags. New Directions, 1992. (April)
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. Lolly Willowes. NYRB Classics, 1999 (March)
Herzog, Werner. Of walking on ice. University of Minnesota Press, 2015 (March)
MacDonald, Helen. H is to Hawk. Grove Publishing, 2015 (March)
De Botton, Alain. How Proust can change your life. Vintage, 1998.(Feb)
Franzen, Jonathan. Purity. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015 (Feb)
Szabo, Magda. The door. NYRB Classics, 2015 (Jan.)

Bulawayo, NoViolet. We need new names. Vintage Books, 2014 (Dec.)
Gross, Shelly. The cloths whisperer. Keter, 2015 (in Hebrew) (Dec.)
Dowden, Richard. Africa: Altered states, ordinary miracles. Public Affairs, 2009 (Dec.)
Malan, Rian. My traitor’s heart. Grove, 2000. (Dec.)
Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the world and me. Spiegel & Grau, 2015 (Nov.)
Naudé, SJ. The alphabet of birds. And Other Stories, 2015 (Nov.)
Shin, Kyung-Sook. The girl who wrote loneliness. Pegasus, 2015 (Nov.)
Aira, Cesar. Dinner. New Directions, 2006 (Oct.)
Phillips, Adam. Becoming Freud. Yale University Press, 2014 (Oct.)
Gay, Roxane. Bad feminist: Essays. Harper Perennial, 2014 (Sept.)
Eng, Tan Twan. The gift of rain. Weinstein Books, 2009 (Aug.)
Schumacher, Julie. Dear committee members. Anchor 2015 (July)
Gawande, Atul. Being mortal. Metropolitan Book, 2014 (July)
Nevo, Eshkol. The reasonable person. Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, Dvir 2015 (in Hebrew) (June)
Selasi, Taiye. Ghana must go. Penguin, 2013 (June)
Arad, Maya. Lady of Kazan. Modan, 2015 (in Hebrew) (June)
McEwan, Ian. The Children Act. Vintage Books, 2014 (June)
Segal, Lore. Half a kingdom. Melville House, 2014 (May)
Grossman, David. A horse walks into a bar. Hakibutz Ha’mehuchad, 2014 (in Hebrew) (May)
Mann, Thomas. Death in Venice. Harper Collins 2004 (c. 1912) (May)
Herrigel, Eugen. Zen in the art of archery. Vintage, 1953 (April)
Yalom, Irvin. Creatures of the day. Basic Books 2015 (April)
McCarthy, Tom. Satin island. Knopf, 2015 (March)
Cusk, Rachel. Outline. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014 (March)
Carey, Peter. Amnesia. Alfred A. Knopf, 2015 (Feb.)
Fey, Tina. Bossypants. Reagan Arthur / Little, Brown, 2013 (Feb.)
Carkeet, David. Double negative. Overlook press, 2010 (c. 1980) (Feb.)
Modiano, Patrick. Dans le cafe de la jeunesse perdu & l’herve des nuits (in Hebrew) (Feb.)
Oz, Amos. Judas. Keter, 2014 (in Hebrew) (Jan.)
Ferrante, Elena. My brilliant friend. Europa, 2012 (Jan.)

2005-2014 Books

I love poetry and I read and re-read poems frequently.
Some of my most treasured poets include:
David Budbill, Constantine Cavafy, Zbigniew Herbert, Jose Hierro, Yitzhak Laor, Federico Garcia Lorca, Israel Pincas, Wistawa Szymborska

Amnesty International
Appalachian Mountain Club
Freedom to Read Foundation
Southern Poverty Law Center


Vodpod videos no longer available.