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Evan Fallenberg
Evan Fallenberg (www.evanfallenberg.com) is the author of two novels - Light Fell (Soho Press, 2008) and When We Danced on Water (HarperCollins, 2011) - and translator of many more, including Ron Leshem's Beaufort, Batya Gur's Murder in Jerusalem, Alon Hilu's Death of a Monk and The House of... show more

Evan Fallenberg (www.evanfallenberg.com) is the author of two novels - Light Fell (Soho Press, 2008) and When We Danced on Water (HarperCollins, 2011) - and translator of many more, including Ron Leshem's Beaufort, Batya Gur's Murder in Jerusalem, Alon Hilu's Death of a Monk and The House of Rajani, and Meir Shalev's My Russian Grandmother's American Vacuum Cleaner and A Pigeon and a Boy, winner of the 2007 National Jewish Book Award for fiction. Fallenberg has won or been shortlisted for the following prizes: the American Library Association's Barbara Gittings Stonewall Book Award for Literature; the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction; the National Jewish Book Award in fiction; the Lambda Literary Award for Debut Fiction; the Samuel Goldberg Foundation Prize for Jewish Fiction by Emerging Writers; the PEN Translation Prize; and the Times Literary Supplement of London Risa Domb/Porjes Prize for Translation of Hebrew Literature. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Fallenberg is a graduate of Georgetown University and the MFA program in creative writing at Vermont College and has lived in Israel since 1985, where he is an instructor in the Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Bar-Ilan University and director of The Studio for Writers (and Readers) of English. The recipient of a MacDowell Colony fellowship, Fallenberg is the father of two sons.
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it 6 years ago
This is a super sad love story in my opinion. It makes you have lots of feelings, but it's mostly feeling sorry for the couple. They are in love, but Israel is split into Jewish and Arab sections. Then, it's at war. Their not being allowed together goes on for years and years and years. How ter...
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it 7 years ago
This is a beautiful story. There's so much to love and appreciate here. This is one of those stories that really make me love historical fiction. The setting as a big part of what I loved about the story. People try to do stories of this kind in made-up scenarios and though some work, using the even...
Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it 12 years ago
This novel was effortless to read, and immensely enjoyable. The writing was lovely -- a little lyrical, a little poetic -- and the plot simple but compelling. The story revolves around Teo, the aforementioned 85-year old retired ballet dancer, and Vivi, a 40-ish waitress. They meet at the coffee s...
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