Archive: 11/6/2012
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  11/6/2012, Cheshvan 21, 5773

Israeli Writer A.B. Yehoshua Wins French Literary Prize


Veteran Israeli writer Avraham B. Yehoshua has been awarded France's Medicis literature prize for a translated work with his novel "The Retrospective."

Yehoshua, 75, has won a string of international literary awards and has had his books translated from Hebrew into more than 30 languages. He is well-known and popular in France, where he lived for three years in the 1960s.