The Nimrod Flipout

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Keret, Etgar, 1967– The Nimrod flipout / Etgar Keret ; translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger and Sondra Silverston.— 1st American ed. p. cm. I. Shlesinger, Miriam, 1947– II.

The Nimrod Flipout

From Israel's most popular and acclaimed young writer—"Stories that are short, strange, funny, deceptively casual in tone and affect, stories that sound like a joke but aren't" (Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi) Already featured on This American Life and Selected Shorts and in Zoetrope: All Story and L.A. Weekly, these short stories include a man who finds equal pleasure in his beautiful girlfriend and the fat, soccer-loving lout she turns into after dark; shrinking parents; a case of impotence cured by a pet terrier; and a pessimistic Middle Eastern talking fish. A bestseller in Israel, The Nimrod Flipout is an extraordinary collection from the preeminent Israeli writer of his generation.

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