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A Tale of Love and Darkness
by Amos Oz
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award International Bestseller "[An] ingenious work that circles around the rise of a state, the tragic destiny of a mother, a boy’s creation of a new self." — The New Yorker A family saga and a magical self-portrait of a writer who witnessed the birth of a nation and lived through its...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
Suddenly in the Depths of the Forest
by Amos Oz
In a gray and gloomy village, all of the animals—from dogs and cats to fish and snails—disappeared years before. No one talks about it and no one knows why, though everyone agrees that the village has been cursed. But when two children see a fish—a tiny one and just for a second—they become determined to unravel the mystery of...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Sex & Erotica
The Same Sea
by Amos Oz
The Same Sea is Amos Oz's most adventurous and inventive novel, the book by which he would like to be remembered. The cast of characters ranges from a prodigal son to a widowed father who has taken in his son's enticing young girlfriend, who in turn sleeps with her boyfriend's close friend. The author himself receives phone calls from...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica
Jews and Words (Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization)
by Amos Oz
Why are words so important to so many Jews? Novelist Amos Oz and historian Fania Oz-Salzberger roam the gamut of Jewish history to explain the integral relationship of Jews and words. Through a blend of storytelling and scholarship, conversation and argument, father and daughter tell the tales behind Judaism’s most enduring names...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events
Between Friends
by Amos Oz
Winner, National Jewish Book Award “[A] gorgeous, rueful collection . . . that lays bare the deepest human longings.” — Chicago Tribune In Between Friends , Amos Oz returns to the kibbutz of the late 1950s, the time and place where his writing began. These eight interconnected stories, set in the fictitious Kibbutz Yekhat...
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Scenes from Village Life
by Amos Oz
“ Scenes from Village Life is like a symphony, its movements more impressive together than in isolation. There is, in each story, a particular chord or strain; but taken together, these chords rise and reverberate, evoking an unease so strong it’s almost a taste in the mouth . . . Scenes from Village Life is a brief...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
My Michael
by Amos Oz
"Thoughtful, self-assured and highly sophisticated, full of the most skillful modulations of tone and texture. A modern Israeli Madame Bovary.”— New York Times Book Review Set in 1950s Jerusalem, My Michael is the story of a remote and intense woman named Hannah Gonen and her marriage to a decent but unremarkable man named...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
In the Land of Israel (Harvest in Translation)
by Amos Oz
A snapshot of Israel and the West Bank in the 1980s, through the voices of its inhabitants, from the National Jewish Book Award–winning author of Judas .   Notebook in hand, renowned author and onetime kibbutznik Amos Oz traveled throughout his homeland to talk with people—workers, soldiers, religious zealots, aging pioneers...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events; All Sex & Erotica
Elsewhere, Perhaps
by Amos Oz
"A generous imagination at work. [Oz’s] language, for all of its sensuous imagery, has a careful and wise simplicity." — New York Times Book Review Situated only two miles from a hostile border, Amos Oz’s fictional community of Metsudat Ram is a microcosm of the Israeli frontier kibbutz. There, held together by necessity and...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Where the Jackals Howl
by Amos Oz
Amos Oz's first book—beautifully repackaged—is a disturbing and moving collection of short stories about kibbutz life. Each of the eight stories in this volume grips the reader from the first line. Each conveys the tension and intensity of feeling in the founding period of Israel, a brand-new state with an age-old history....
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
To Know a Woman (Harvest in Translation)
by Amos Oz
As an Israeli secret service agent, Yoel Ravid’s ability to sense the truth made him invaluable. Now widowed and retired, he lives with his mother, his mother-in-law, his daughter, and the haunting memory of his wife. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Translated by Nicholas de Lange. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
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Black Box
by Amos Oz
Seven years after their divorce, Ilana breaks the bitter silence with a letter to Alex, a world-renowned authority on fanaticism, begging for help with their rebellious adolescent son, Boaz. One letter leads to another, and so evolves a correspondence between Ilana and Alex, Alex and Michel (Ilana's Moroccan husband), Alex and his...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Women's Fiction
Panther in the Basement
by Amos Oz
From “a great and true voice of our time” (Washington Post Book World), comes this story of Proffy, a twelve-year-old living in Palestine in 1947. When Proffy befriends a member of the occupying British forces who shares his love of language and the Bible, he is accused of treason by his friends and learns the true nature of loyalty...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
Fima
by Amos Oz
“Astonishing . . . galvanic and intoxicating.” — The New Yorker Fima lives in Jerusalem, but feels he ought to be somewhere else. In his life he has had secret love affairs, good ideas, and written a book of poems that aroused expectations. He has thought about the purpose of the universe and where the country lost its way....
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The Hill of Evil Counsel (Harvest Book)
by Amos Oz
"Sensuous prose and indelible imagery." — New York Times Three stories in which history and imagination intertwine to re-create the world of Jerusalem during the last days of the British Mandate. Refugees drawn to Jerusalem in search of safety are confronted by activists relentlessly preparing for an uprising, oblivious to the risks....
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Don't Call It Night (Harvest in Translation)
by Amos Oz
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year “A rich symphony of humanity . . . If Oz’s eye for detail is enviable, it is his magnanimity which raises him to the first rank of world authors.” — Sunday Telegraph (UK) At Tel-Kedar, a settlement in the Negev desert, the longtime love affair between Theo, a sixty-year-old...
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A Perfect Peace (Harvest in Translation)
by Amos Oz
“Oz’s strangest, riskiest, and richest novel.” — Washington Post Book World Israel, just before the Six-Day War. On a kibbutz, the country’s founders and their children struggle to come to terms with their land and with each other. The messianic father exults in accomplishments that had once been only dreams; the son...
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Israel, Palestine and Peace: Essays
by Amos Oz
The haunting poetry of [Oz’s] prose and the stunning logic of his testimony make a potent mixture.” — Washington Post Book World Amos Oz was one of the first voices of conscience to advocate for a two-state solution. As a founding member of the Peace Now movement, Oz has spent over thirty-five years speaking out on this...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events
The Slopes of Lebanon
by Amos Oz
As well as being one of Israel’s preeminent writers of fiction, Amos Oz was one of the first voices of conscience in Israel to advocate the creation of a Palestinian state and has been a leading figure of the Peace Now movement since 1977. This superb collection of essays offers Oz’s cogent views on Israel’s offensive into...
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Rhyming Life and Death
by Amos Oz
In this deft, masterly book, Amos Oz turns his attention away from his family—the subject of the internationally acclaimed A Tale of Love and Darkness —and toward his profession, writing. The plot: eight hours in the life of an author. The setting: Tel Aviv, a stifling, hot night. A literary celebrity is giving a reading from his...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Sex & Erotica
Touch the Water, Touch the Wind
by Amos Oz
"A profusion of delightful passages couched in unfailingly lovely language." — New York Times Book Review 1939. As the Nazis advance into Poland, a Jewish mathematician and watchmaker named Pomeranz escapes into the wintry forest, leaving behind his beautiful, intelligent wife, Stefa. After the war, having evaded the concentration...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Nonfiction
Unto Death: Crusade and Late Love (2 Novellas)
by Amos Oz
“Brilliant and insistent . . . The prose is sharp as a cameo, simple yet compelling, smoky, precise, lustrous, eerie.” — Boston Sunday Globe Here Amos Oz captures the atmosphere of hatred in which Jews have lived, died, and struggled for understanding. In Crusade , a band of soldiers journeys toward the Holy Land, killing...
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Judas
by Amos Oz
Winner of the International Literature Prize, the new novel by Amos Oz is his first full-length work since the best-selling A Tale of Love and Darkness. Jerusalem, 1959. Shmuel Ash, a biblical scholar, is adrift in his young life when he finds work as a caregiver for a brilliant but cantankerous old man named Gershom Wald. There...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Historical Fiction; Bestsellers
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