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  • Books: Oren ‘Tempts’ Israeli readers and defies critics

    By Avner Hofstein

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    When Ram Oren helped define a new generation of Israeli "airplane reads" in 1994 with his fast-paced best seller, "Temptation," he faced a challenge: to persuade the Israeli elite that his book did not signal the demise of literature and the erasure of Shakespeare, Dostoyevsky, Agnon...