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  • A funny — and touching — thing happened when a writer had a son

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    June 25, 2015 | 2:55 pm

    Etgar Keret is an Israeli writer with an international readership. His stories have been translated into 37 languages, and you can read them in The New Yorker and The New York Times. He’s also been a contributor to the radio program “This American Life.” But if you are not already...

  • Films: Suicide victims seek love in limbo

    By Susan Karlin

    October 25, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Despite their focus on death and suicide, Etgar Keret's stories keep finding new life after publication -- from foreign reprints to re-imaginings as graphic novels and films.

    The latest of those incarnations, the award-winning independent film, "Wristcutters: A Love Story," has...