2005-2016 Books

Shainberg, Lawrence. Ambivalent Zen. Vintage Books, 1995 (Dec.)
Kalanithi, Paul. When breath becomes air. Random House, 2016 (Dec)
Luiselli, Valeria. The story of my teeth. Coffee House Press, 2015 (Dec.)
Moon, Elizabeth. The speed of dark. Ballantine Books, 2004 (Nov)
Arad, Maya. Behind the mountain. Xargol, 2016 [in Hebrew]. (Nov).
Zambra, Alejandro. Bonsai. Melville Housem 2012 (Oct.)
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.)

Barbash, Benny. Life in fify minutes, Miskal-Yedioth Ahronoth (in Hebrew) (Dec.)
Hesse, Hermann and Mann, , Thomas. The Hesse/Mann letters 1910-1055. Harper&Rom 1975 (Dec.)
Jin, Ha. A map of betrayal. Pantheon, 2014 (Nov.)
Linur, Irit. Mrs. Varburg. Achuzat Bayit, 2014 (in Hebrew) (Nov.)
Chandra, Vikram. Geek sublime: The beauty of code, the code of beauty. Greywolf, 2014 (Oct.)
Carson, Anne. The Albertine workout. New Directions, 2014. (Oct.)
Lew, Alan. This is real and you are completely unprepared. Little, Brown, 2003 (Sept.)
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. Americanah. Anchor, 2014 (Aug.)
Schuyler, Nina. The translator. Pegasus, 2013 (Aug.)
Boianjiu, Shani. The People of Forever Are Not Afraid, Hogarth, 2013 (July)
Tanizaki, Junichiro. In praise of shadows. Asia 2013 (c. 1933) (in Hebrew) (July)
Ibsen, Henrik. The wild duck. Dover, 2000 (c. 1884). (July)
Yourcenar, Marguerite. Memoirs of Hadrian. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1991 (c. 1934). (June)
Askildsen, Kjell. A great deserted landscape: Stories. Zikit, 2014 (c. 1991) (in Hebrew) (May)
Ka-Tzetnik 135633. Shivitti. Gateways 1998 (c. 1987). (May)
Zweig, Stefen. The post office girl. New York Review Books Classics, 2008 (May)
Tarett, Donna. The goldfinch. Little, Brown & Co., 2013 (May).
Bechdel, Alison. Are you my mother? Mariner Books, 2012 (April).
Shalev, Meir. My Russian grandmother and her American vacuum cleaner. Am Oved, 1999 [in Hebrew] (April).
Tartt, Donna. The secret history. Vintage, 1992. (April).
Shavit, Ari. My promised land: The triumph and tragedy of Israel. Spiegel & Grau, 2013 (April).
Andersen, Heather. I never intended to be brave: A woman’s bicycle journey through Southern Africa. Mag Mile Books, 2011 (March)
Roth, Henry. Call it sleep. Farrar, Straus, (c) 1934 (March)
Echenoz, Jean. 1914: A novel. The New Press, 2012 (Feb.)
Healy, Thomas. The great dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes changes his mind and ..Metropolitan Books, 2013 (Feb.)

Doxiadis, Apostolos & Christos Papadimitriou. Logigcomix: An epic search for truth. Bloomsbury, 2009 (Dec.)
Celan, Paul. The correspondence of Paul Celan & Ilana Shmueli. Sheep Meadow Press, 2010 (Dec.)
Smith, Patti. Just kids. Ecco, 2010 (Dec.)
Johnson, Adam. The orphan master’s son. Random House, 2012 (Nov.)
Montross, Christine. Falling into the fire: A psychiatrist’s encounters with the mind in crisis. Penguin, 2013 (Nov.)
Yedlin, Noa. Favours and pleasures. Kinneret, 2013 [in Hebrew] (Oct.)
Merton, Thomas. The seven storey mountain. Harcourt, 1998 (© 1948) (Oct.)
Meyer, Philipp. The son. Harper Collins, 2013 (Sept.)
Cohen, Darlene. The one who is not busy. Gibbs Smith, 2004 (Aug.)
Skloot, Rebecca. The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. Broadway books, 2011 (Aug.)
Erel, Nitza. Matzpen – Conscience and fantasy. Resling, 2010 [in Hebrew] (July)
Greenblatt, Stephen. The swerve: How the world became modern. Norton, 2011 (July)
Messud, Claire. The woman upsatirs. Alfred A. Knopf, 2013 (June)
Schirach, Ferdinand von. Crime. Alfred A. Knopf, 2011 (June)
Queitos, Eca de. The Maias. New Directions, 2007 (June)
Homayounpour, Gohar. Doing psychoanalysis in Teheran. MIT Press, 2012 (May)
Renberg, Tore. Charlotte Isabel Hansen. Hacursa, 2012 [in Hebrew] (May)
Wolfe, Thomas. The lost boy. University of Chicago Press, 1992 (May)
Kingsolver, Barbara. Flight behavior. Harper, 2012 (April)
Flynn, Gillian. Gone girl. Crown, 2012 (March)
Hoeg, Peter. The elephant keepers’ children. Other Press, 2012 (March)
McCullough, David. The greater journey. Simon & Schuster, 2011 (Feb.)
Yan, Mo. Pow!. Seagull Books, 2012 (Feb.)

Yalom, Irvin. The Schopenhauer cure. HarperCollins e-books, 2009 (Dec.)
Levin, Gabriel. The dune’s twisted edge. University of Chicago, 2013 (Dec.)
Yalom, Irvin. The gift of therapy. Harper, 2009 (Dec.)
Patchett, Ann. State of wonder. Harper, 2012 (Nov.)
Jonasson, Jonas. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, Hyperion 2012 (Oct.)
Zajonc, Arthur. Meditation and contemplative inquiry. Lindisfarne Books, 2009 (Oct.)
Sabar, Ariel. My Father’s Paradise: A Son’s Search for His Family’s Past. Algonquin, 2009 (Oct.)
Strayed, Cheryl. Lost: From lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Knopf, 2012 (Sept.)
Strenger, Carlo. The fear of insignificance: Searching for meaning… Palgrave, 2011 (Sept.)
Reid, Rob. Year zero. Ballantine Books, 2012 (Aug.)
Echenoz, Jean. Ravel. New Press, 2007 (Aug.)
Echenoz, Jean. Lightening. New Press, 2010 (Aug.)
Echenoz, Jean. Running. New Press, 2009. (July)
Shriver, Lionel. The new republic. Harper, 2012. (July)
McGuane, Thomas. Driving on the rim. Vintage, 2011. (July)
Shaier, Bella. Children’s mate. Hakibuttz Hameuchad, 2011 (in Hebrew) (July)
Ford, Richard. Canada. HarperCollins, 2012 (July)
Barnes, Julian. The sense of an ending. Alfred A. Knopf, 2011 (June)
Nabokov, Vladimir. Laughter in the dark. New Direction, 2006 (c 1936) (June)
Lerner, Ben. Leaving the Atocha station. Coffee House Press, 2011 (June)
Dasgupta, Rana. Solo. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011 (May)
Kohon, Gergorio. The dead mother: The work of Andre Green. Routledge, 1999 (May)
Goethe, Johann W. von. Hermann and Dorothea. Tel Aviv University Press, 2011 (in Hebrew) (April)
Seth, Vikram. Two lives. McArthur & Company, 2005 (April)
Oates, Joyce Carol. Mudwoman. Ecco, 2012 (April)
Shin, Shifra. The descend of Ishtar to the underworld. Am Oved, 2012 (in Hebrew) (March).
Harris, Robert. The fear index. Alfred A. Knopf, 2012 (March)
Houellbeccq, Michel. The map and the territory. Alfred A. Knopf, 2012 (Feb.)
Bernhard, Thomas. Concrete. Vintage Books, 2010. (Feb.)
Fuller, Alexandra. Cocktail hour under the tree of forgetfulness. Penguin, 2011 (Jan.)
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. The brothers Karamazov. Am Oved, 2011 (in Hebrew) (Jan.)

Grossman, David. Falling our of time. Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2011 (in Hebrew) (Nov)
Sebald, W.G. Campo Santo. Modern Library, 2005 (Nov.)
Genova, Lisa. Still Alice. Pocket Books, 2009 (Nov.)
Nabokov, Vladimir. Despair. Vintage, 1989 (Oct.)
Nemirovsky, Irene. Life of Chekhov. Keter, 2011 (in Hebrew) (Sept.)
Arad, Maya. Suspected dementia. Am Oved, 2011 (in Hebrew) (Sept.)
Mazzetti, Lorenza. The sky falls. Simtaot Books, 2011 (in Hebrew) (Aug.)
Durrenmatt, Friedrich. The inspector Barlach mysteries. Chicago University Press, 2006 (Aug.)
Krleza, Miroslav. On the edge of reason. Quartet Encounters, 1987. (Aug.)
Strenger, Carlo. Individuality: The impossible project. Other Press, 2002. (July)
Tropper, Jonathan. This is where I leave you. Dutton, 2009 (July)
Hoffman,Adina and Cole, Peter. Sacred trash: The lost and found world of the Cairo Geniza. Schocken, 2011 (July)
Davies, Robertson. World of wonders. Penguin, 1975. (June)
Kerkeling, Hape. I’m off then: Losing and finding myself on the Camino De Santiago. Free Press, 2006 (June)
Boorstein, Sylvia. That’s funny, you don’t look Buddhist. HarperOne, 1998 (June)
Davies, Robertson. The manticore. Penguin, 1972. (May)
Tisma, Alexander. The use of man. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988 (May)
Davies, Robterson. The fifth business. Penguin, 1970 (May)
Karapanou, Margarita. Kassandra and the wolf. Harcourt. 1976 (April)
Johnson, Robert A. Owning your own shadow. Harper, 1993. (April)
Pehnt, Annette. Mobbing: Roman. Om Oved , 2009 (in Hebrew) (German: Piper Verlag, 2007) (March)
Reinhart, Tanya. Written in the paper: Language, media and ideology. Pardes, 2010 (in Hebrew) (Feb.)
Netzer, Ruth. The whole, the fragment and its repetition: Symbol-literature-poetry. Carmel, 2009. (in Hebrew). (Feb.)
Chekov, Anton. Ward number six and other stories. Oxford University Press, 1998. (Feb.)
Casement, Patrick. Learning from life. Routledge, 2006. (Feb.)
Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird. Anchor Books, 1994. (Feb.)
Tacey, David. How to read Jung. W.W. Norton, 2006. (Jan.)
Platonov, Andrey. The innermost man. Carmel, 2006. (in Hebrew) (Jan.)
Kraus, Nicole. Great house: A novel. W.W. Norton, 2010. (Jan)
Zoran, Rachel. The letter’s imprint: Reading and identity with the bibliotherapeutic dialogue. Carmel, 2009 (in Hebrew) (Jan.)

Arad, Maya. Short story master. Am Oved 2009. (in Hebrew)
Baram, Nir. Fine people. Am Oved, 2010. (in Hebrew)
Bateson, Mary Catherine. Composing a life. Grove Press, 1989.
Bernhard, Thomas. Wittgenstein’s nephew. Vitage Books, 1988.
Butcher, Tim. Blood river: The terrifying journey through the world’s most dangenous country. Grove Press, 2008.
Caldwell, Gail. Let’s take the long way home. Random House, 2010.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Devils. First published 1871. English, Michael R. Katz, 1992. Oxford University Press.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Bright-Sided: How the relentless promotion of positive thinking has undermined America. Metropolitan Books, 2009.
Franzen, Jonathan. Freedom. Farrer, Strauss and Giroux. 2010.
Giordano, Paolo. The solitude of prime numbers. Keter, 2010.
Greenberg, Daniel S. Tech transfer: Science, money, love, and the ivory tower. Kanawha Press, 2010.
Hoffmann, Yoel. Moods. Keter, 2010. (in Hebrew)
Hollis, James. Creating a life: Finding your individual path. Inner City Books, 2001.
Kadare, Ismail. Broken April. New Amsterdam Books, 1982.
Lenz, Siegfried. The Lightship. Keter 2010. (in Hebrew) (Original copyright 1960 by Hoffmann and Campe Verlag, Hamburg)
Lieblich, Amia et. al (eds.). Healing plots: The narrative basis of psychotherapy. APA 2002.
Mendez, Alberto. Blind sunflowers. Arcadia Books, 2009.
Noel, William and Reviel Netz. The Archimedes codex: How a medieval prayer book is revealing the true genius of antiguity’s greatest scientist. Da Capo Press, 2009.
Vaculik, Ludvik. The guinea pigs. Northwestern University Press, 1971.

Adiga, Aravind. The white tiger. Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Aitmatov, Chinghiz. Ahuvati Be’mitpachat Aduma. Am Oved, 2007. (in Hebrew)
Albahari, David. Gotz and Mayer. Harcourt, 2004 (© 1998)
Albahari, David. Tsing. Northwestern University Press,1997.
Bachmann, Ingeborg. The Thirtieth Year: Stories. Carmel, 2007. (© Piper Verlag GmbH, München 1980) (in Hebrew)
Balzac, Honoré de. The dangers of excessive innocence. Am Oved, 2009. (in Hebrew)
Barbash, Benny. The little big bang. Ha’kibbuz Hameuchad, 2009. (in Hebrew)
Berger, Tamar. Dionysus at Dizengof Centre. Ha’kibbutz Hameuchad, 1998. (in Hebrew)
Bolano, Roberto. Distant Star. Am Oved, 2008. (in Hebrew)
Djerassi, Carl. Four Jews on Parnassus: Benjamin, Adorno, Scholem, Schonberg. Columbia University Press, 2008.
Eggers, Dave. Zeitoun. McSweeny’s Books, 2009.
Fallada, Hans. Every man dies alone. Melville House, 2009. (© 1947)
Hayes, James. Publish and parish. Picador, 1997.
Illouz, Eva. Cold intimacies: The making of emotional capitalism. Polity, 2007.
Kenaz, Yehoshua. Stories. Am Oved, 2008. (in Hebrew)
Kingsolver, Barbara. The lacuna. Harper, 2009.
Le Clezio, J.M.G. Hasard suivi de Amgoli Mala. SSifriat Poalim, 2002. (in Hebrew) (French © 1999)
Ogawa, Yoko. The Housekeeper and the Professor. Picador, 2009.
Platonov, Andrei. The Fierce and Beautiful World. Am Over, 2007. (in Hebrew)
Russo, Richard. That Old Cape Magic. Knopf, 2009.
Schnitzler, Arthur. Dream Story. Green Integer, 2003.

Arad, Maya. Family Pictures. Am Oved, 2008 (in Hebrew)
Barlow, Toby. Sharp Teeth. Harper, 2008.
Berrada, Mohamed. Like a Summer Never to be Repeated. Andalus, 2006 (in Hebrew, original Arabic, 1999)
Bulgakov, Mikhail. A country doctor’s notebook. Harvill Press, 1995.
Galchen, Rivka. Atmospheric Disturbances. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux. 2008.
Haigh, Jennifer. The Condition. Harper, 2008.
Kluun, Ray. Love Life. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2003.
Koeppen, Wolfgang. Pigeons on the Grass. Holmes & Meier Publishers, 1991.
Konrad, George. A Guest in my Own Country: A Hunganian Life. Other Press, 2002.
Krauss, Nicole. The History of Love. W.W. Norton, 2005.
Jin, Ha. AFree Life. Panthon Books, 2007.
Lagnado, Lucette. The man in the white sharkskin suit. Harper Collins, 2007.
Lieblich, Amia. Arak for Breakfast, Schoken, 2008 (in Hebrew)
Llosa, Mario Vargas. The bad girl: A novel. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Mabancko, Alain. African Psycho. Soft Skull Press. 2007.
Maurice, Edward Beauclerk. The Last Gentelman Adventurer. Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
O’Neill, Joseph. Netherland. Pantheon Books, 2008.
Schlink, Bernhard. Self’s Punishment. Vintage Crime, 2005.
Scott, Robyn. Twenty chickens for a saddle: The story of an African childhood. Penguin Press, 2008.
Sutcliffe, William. Whatever makes you happy. Bloomsbury, 2008.
Tolstoy, Leo. The Kreutzer Sonata. The Modern Library, 2003.
Toobin, Jeffrey. The nine: Inside the secret world of the supreme court. Doubleday, 2007.
Treichel, Hans-Ulrich. Lost. Picador, 2001.
Ugresic, Dubravka. The Ministry of Pain. 2005.

Al Aswany, Alla. The Yacoubian Building. Harper Perennial, 2006.
Amiry, Suad. Shoron and my Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries. Anchor Books, 2004.
Bernhard, Thomas. Gargoyles. Vintage, 2006.
Bernhard, Thomas. Gathering Evidence. Vintage, 2003.
Chabon, Michael. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union. Harper Collins, 2007.
Jozsef, Attila. Selected Poems. iUniverse, 2005.
Lambert, Gavin. Nazimova: A biography. Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.
Rowley, Hazel. Tete-a-Tete: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre. HarperCollins, 2005.

Anonymous. A Woman in Berlin: Eight weeks in the conquered city. Metropolitan Books, 2005.
Bely, Andrei. Petersburg. Indiana University Press, 1978.
Bolano, Roberto. By Night in Chile. New Direction, 2000.
Buarque, Chico. Budapest: A novel. Grove Press, 2004.
Dangor, Achmat. Bitter Fruit. Black Cat, 2001.
Grass, Gunter. My Century. Hartcourt, 1999.
Levi, Primo. Survival in Auschwitz. Collier, 1959.
Marai, Sandor. Embers. Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. (Originally published 1942)
Milton, Edith. The Tiger in the Attic: Memories of the Kindertransport and growing up English. University of Chicago Press, 2005
Morgenthau, Henry. Ambassador Morgenthau’s Story. Gomidas Institute, 2000.
Nabokov, Vladimir. Speak, momory: An autobiography revisited. Vintage: 1989

Aciman, Andre. False Papers: Essays on exile and memory. Picador, 2001.
Chute, Jenefer. User I.D. Houghton Miffin, 2005.
Daudet, Alphonse. In the Land of Pain. Knopf, 2003.
Doerry, Martin. My Wounded Heart: The Life of Lilli Jahn, 1900-1944. Bloomsbury, 2004.
Eco, Umberto. The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana. Harcourt, 2005.
Fleming, Peter. News From Tartary. A journey from Peking to Kashmir. Marlboro, 1999.
Hoffmann, Eva. Lost in Translation. Penguin, 1990.
Jin, Ha. War Trash. Vintage, 2005.
Kundera, Milan. Ignorance. Harper Collins, 2002.
McEwan, Ian. Saturday. Nan A. Talese, 2005.
Mulisch, Harry. The Discovery of Heaven. Penguin, 1997.
Pamuk, Orhan. Snow. Vintage, 2005.
Roth, Philip. The Plot Against America. Houghton Miffin, 2004.
Russo, Richard. Straight Man. Vintage Books, 1997.