About the Author:
Fred Skolnik was born in New York City and has lived in Israel since 1963. He is the author of The Other Shore (2011), an epic novel depicting Israeli society at a critical juncture in its recent history, and Death (2015), a surreal story of flight and destiny. He is also the editor in chief of the 22-volume second edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica, winner of the 2007 Dartmouth Medal.
In this collection of 26 stories, the author of The Other Shore and Death offers a wide selection of his absorbing short fiction, ranging from the realistic to the surreal and wildly satiric.
Pushcart Prize nominations: “All the Lonely People” and “The Iceman”
Story of the Year: “Couple with Small Child” (Long Story Short, 2012)