The Last Interview: A Novel

byEshkol NevoTranslated bySondra Silverston

October 13, 2020|
The Last Interview: A Novel by Eshkol Nevo
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Named a Notable Translated Book of the Year by World Literature Today 

From the internationally best-selling author of Three Floors Up, a literary page-turner that delves into the deepening cracks in a carefully constructed public persona.

 
A writer tries to answer a set of interview questions sent to him by a website editor. At first, they stick to the standard fare: Did you always know you would be a writer? How autobiographical are your books? Have you written any stories you would never publish? Usually his answers in these situations are measured, calculated, cautious. But this time, when his heart is about to break and his life is about to crumble, he finds he cannot tell anything but the truth. The naked, funny, sad, scandalous, politically incorrect truth.

Every question the writer tackles opens a door to a hidden room of his life. And each of his answers reveals that at the heart of every truth, there is a lie—and vice versa. Surprising, bold, intimate, and utterly engrossing, The Last Interview shows just how tenuous the lines are between work and life, love and hate, fact and fiction. And in exploring the many, often contradictory facets of an Israeli author’s identity, Eshkol Nevo also gives us a nuanced, thought-provoking portrait of a country at odds with itself.
Eshkol Nevo, born in Jerusalem in 1971, is one of Israel’s most successful living writers. His novels have all been bestsellers in Israel and published widely in translation. His novel Homesick was long-listed for the 2009 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize; World Cup Wishes was a finalist for the 2011 Kritikerpreis der Jury der J...
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Title:The Last Interview: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:480 pages, 7.98 X 5.23 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:480 pages, 7.98 X 5.23 X 0.98 in
Published:October 13, 2020
Publisher:Other Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781635429879

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