Calling to mind the minimalist novels of Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Motti is at once an exercise in simplicity and a self-conscious investigation into storytelling . . .
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Asaf Schurr was born in Jerusalem in 1976 and has a BA in philosophy and theater from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a translator and writes literary reviews for the Hebrew press. Schurr has received the Bernstein Prize (2007), the Minister of Culture Prize (2007) for "Amram", and the Prime Minister's Prize for "Motti" (2008).
Todd Hasak-Lowy has published several books for adults. "33 Minutes "was his first book for young readers and he made his YA debut with Me Being Me Is Exactly as Insane as You Being You". He lives with his wife and two daughters in Evanston, Illinois.
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