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Abraham B. Yehoshua

​One of Israel’s preeminent writers Abraham B. Yehoshua is among the most widely recognized Israeli authors internationally and is best known as a novelist and playwright. He is, in addition, a professor of literature at Haifa University and has had visiting appointments at universities such as Paris, Rome, Princeton and Chicago.
 
He is the recipient of several honorary doctorates and awards including the Israel Prize for Hebrew Literature (1995), and more recently the Prix Médicis étranger (2012).
 
He is the author of many novels, short story collections and plays which have been translated into numerous languages to great international acclaim.