Tag Archives: A.B. Yehoshua

Politics and Prose

This story was contributed by Efrat Lev, Foreign Rights Director at the Harris/Elon Literary Agency in Jerusalem. She participated in this year’s Editorial Fellows Program at the Jerusalem International Book Fair. Those of us living in this country and region know that everything in our lives is political; and those attending this year’s lively Jerusalem…Continue Reading

International Fiction Bestsellers

Women’s Work Poland Gets the Menses, Millás Sizzles Spain, And Hareven Labors for Love in Israel Serotonin levels are plunging this month all over Poland, where the delightfully demented author Janusz Wisniewski comes down with Tense Syndromes (otherwise translated as Premenstrual Syndrome; the original title was Menstruation, but the Warsaw publisher deemed it “too shocking”),…Continue Reading

The Presses Perk Up In Israel

The phrase “market volatility” takes on a whole new meaning when you’re publishing books in Israel. As part of PT’s continuing look at the book business overseas, Efrat Lev, Foreign Rights Director of the Harris/Elon Literary Agency in Jerusalem, profiles the Israeli market and parses the nation’s current bestseller list. Reports from New York indicate…Continue Reading