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Nathan Shaham

Nathan Shaham (born 1925) is an Israeli writer. He was editor-in-chief of Sifriat Poalim Publishing House. He was Israel's cultural attaché in the United States from 1977-80, and is a former vice-chairman of the Israel Broadcasting Authority.

He is the winner of several literary awards, including the Bialik Prize and the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction.

Born in Tel Aviv, Shaham has been a member of Kibbutz Beit Alfa since 1945, and served with the Palmach in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. He is the son of Eliezer Steinman, the Hebrew author and essayist.

Works

  • Grain and Lead (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1948 [Dagan Ve-Oferet]
  • The Gods Are Lazy (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1949 [Ha-Elim Atzelim]
  • They'll Arrive Tomorrow (play), Sifriat Poalim, 1949 [Hem Yagyu Mahar]
  • Call Me Siomka (play), Sifriat Poalim, 1950 [Kra Li Siomka]
  • Always Us (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1952 [Tamid Anahnu]
  • A Stone on the Well's Mouth (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1956 [Even Al Pi Ha-Be'er]
  • Veterans' Housing (stories), Sifriat Poalim, 1958 [Shikun Vatikim]
  • The Wisdom of the Poor (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1960 [Hochmat Ha-Misken]
  • Citrus Scent (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1962 [Reyah Hadarim]
  • The Journey to the Land of Kush (travel), Massada, 1962 [Masah Le-Eretz Kush]
  • The Book of Portraits, Sifriat Poalim, 1968 [Sefer ha-Diokanaot]
  • First Person Plural (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1968 [Guf Rishon Rabim]
  • Round Trip (novel), Am Oved, 1972 [Haloch Ve-Shov]
  • Witness for the King (novel), Am Oved, 1975 [Ed Ha-Melech]
  • Talk to the Wind (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1975 [Daber El Ha-Ruah]
  • The Other Side of the Wall (novellas), Am Oved, 1978 [Kirot Etz Dakim]
  • Green Autumn (stories), Sifriat Poalim, 1979 [Stav Yarok]
  • Bone to the Bone (novel), Am Oved, 1981 [Etzem El Atzmo]
  • Still Silent Voice (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1983 [Demamah Dakah]
  • Mountain and Home (non-fiction), Sifriat Poalim, 1984 [Ha-Har Ve Ha-Bayit]
  • The Streets of Ashkelon (novellas), Am Oved, 1985 [Hutzot Ashkelon]
  • Four in One Bar, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1987 [Arba Be-Teivah Ahat]
  • The Rosendorf Quartet (novel), Am Oved, 1987 [Reviyat Rosendorf]
  • Sealed Book, Sifriat Poalim, 1988 [Sefer Hatum]
  • They'll Arrive Tomorrow (play), Or-Am, 1989 [Hem Yagyu Mahar]
  • New Account (play), Or-Am, 1989 [Heshbon Hadash]
  • The Desert Generation (non-fiction), Sifriat Poalim, 1991 [Dor Ha-Midbar]
  • Series (novel), Am Oved, 1992 [Sidra]
  • Hot Dogs (stories), Sifriat Poalim, 1993 [Naknikiot Hamot]
  • The Heart of Tel Aviv (novel), Am Oved, 1996 [Lev Tel Aviv]
  • Expect a Letter (stories), Sifriat Poalim, 1999 [Michtav Ba-Derech]
  • Rosendorf's Shadow (novel), Am Oved, 2001 [Tzilo Shel Rosendorf]

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