Israeli Literature: Reading List

A Reader's Guide: Hebrew Literature in Translation

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Amos Oz

  • Amos Oz, Don’t Call it Night. (Harcourt, 1997)
  • Oz, Elsewhere Perhaps. (Harvest Books, 1985)
  • Oz, Fima. (Harvest Books, 1994)
  • Oz, Hill of Evil Counsel. (Harcourt, 1991)
  • Oz, My Michael. (Harcourt, 2005)
  • Oz, The Panther in the Basement. (Harvest Books, 1998)
  • Oz, A Perfect Peace. (Harvest Books, 1993)
  • Oz, The Same Sea. (Harcourt, 2002)
  • Oz, A Tale of Love and Darkness.  (Harcourt, 2005)
  • Oz, To Know a Woman.  (Harcourt, 1992)

A.B. Yehoshua

  • A.B. Yehoshua, The Continuing Silence of a Poet.  (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1998)
  • Yehoshua, Five Seasons. (Harvest Books, 2004)
  • Yehoshua, A Journey to the End of the Millenium.  (Harvest Books, 2000)
  • Yehoshua, A Late Divorce.  (Harvest Books, 1993)
  • Yehoshua, The Liberated Bride.  (Harvest Books, 2004)
  • Yehoshua, The Lover.  (Harvest Books, 1993)
  • Yehoshua, Mr. Mani.  (Harvest Books, 1993)
  • Yehoshua, Open Heart.  (Harvest Books, 1997)
  • Yehoshua, A Woman in Jerusalem.  (Harcourt, 2006)

Aharon Appelfeld

  • Aharon Appelfeld, Age of Wonders.  (David R. Godine, 2002)
  • Appelfeld, Badenheim 1939.  (Syracuse, Syracuse University Press, 2001)
  • Appelfeld, Conversion.  (Knopf, 1999)
  • Appelfeld, For Every Sin.  (Grove/Atlantic, 1996)
  • Appelfeld, Healer.  (Grove/Atlantic, 1994)
  • Appelfeld, Immortal Bartfuss. (Grove/Atlantic, 1994)
  • Appelfeld, Iron Tracks.  (Schocken, 1999)
  • Appelfeld, Katerina.  (Knopf, 2006)
  • Appelfeld, The Story of a Life.  (Knopf, 2004)
  • Appelfeld, To the Land of the Cattails.  (Grove/Atlantic, 1994)
  • Appelfeld, Tzili.  (Grove/Atlantic, 1996)

Yoram Kaniuk

  • Yoram Kaniuk, Adam Resurrected.  (Grove/Atlantic, 2000)
  • Kaniuk, The Last Jew.  (Grove/Atlantic, 2006)

Sami Michael

  • Sami Michael, Refuge. (Simon & Schuster, 1989)
  • Michael, A Trumpet in the Wadi.  (Simon & Schuster, 2003)

Yoel Hoffman

  • Yoel Hoffman, Bernhard.  (New Directions Publishing Corp., 2006)
  • Hoffman, The Christ of Fish.  (New Directions Publishing Corp, 2006)
  • Hoffman, The Heart Is Katmandu.  (New Directions Publishing Corp., 2001)
  • Hoffman, Katschen and the Book of Joseph.  (New Directions Publishing Corp., 1998)
  • Hoffman, The Shunra and the Schmetterling.  (New Directions Publishing Corp, 2004)

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Naomi Brenner is completing a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, focusing on the many connections and interactions between modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature.