Alex Epstein, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=20148505

Born in 1971 in St. Petersburg,  Alex Epstein moved to the Israeli city of Lod when he was eight years old. His short stories are sometimes as short as a single sentence, and have been described as examples of the “philosophical, or allegorical short-short story.” He has published three novels and eight collections of stories in Hebrew.

Text:
Blue Has No South by Alex Epstein, translated by Becka mara McKay, Clockroot Books, 2010.
Lunar Savings Time by Alex Epstein, translated by Becka Mara McKay, Clockroot Books, 2011.
A Children’s Story, An Almost Ordinary Love Story, and The Intelligent Mouse by Alex Epstein, translated by Yardenne Greenspan in The Guardian.

Music:
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 2 “Little Russian”

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