Knocking on Etgar Keret’s door

27.05.2012                      06.Siwan. 5772                    Schawuoth 1

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Knocking on Etgar Keret’s door

The genius short story writer denies that he is ‘the voice of Israel’.

The day before he was due to speak at a session of the International Writers Festival in Jerusalem last week, Etgar Keret is sipping coffee on the terrace of his favorite neighborhood café in Tel Aviv.
Amid the well-scrubbed, upscale clientele around him diving into their healthy-looking salads, Keret is a downtown anomaly – sporting a simple button-down, scraggly hair and an unshaven face….