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What Etgar Keret Learned From His Father About Storytelling and Survival

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In an interview of Etgar Keret on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross, released June 16, 2015, Gross explores numerous personal subjects that relate to Keret's new memoir, The Seven Good Years, the time between the birth of his son and the loss of his father. The interview includes anecdotes on Keret becoming a father, growing up as the child of Holocaust survivors, the stories his parents would tell him, experiences in the IDF, relating to his Orthodox sister, and his love for nonfiction writing.