Literatuurplein

November 11, 2012NL

“A magnificent and brilliant novel. It deserves all the superlatives it has received. There is no doubt: Israel has a new great writer.”

(literatuurplein)

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Knack Magazine

December 12, 2012NL

“A remarkable novel. The breakthrough of a real literary telnet.”

An interview with Nir Baram about literature and politics- Knack Magazine

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ARD TV

September 9, 2012DE

“This is a brave, fascinating and brilliant novel.”

A conversation Between Nir Baram and Richard c. Schneider

(ARD TV)

 

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Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

September 9, 2012DE

“A courageous novel and a great portrait of any society in crises. Baram is one of the most exciting authors in Israel today.”

(Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.)

 

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Die Taz – Review

December 12, 2012DE

“A different perspective on contemporary history- with precise and lucid language and remarkable characters”

(Die Taz)

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Eßlinger Zeitung

December 12, 2012EN

“A great tale of rich drama, guilt and morality. An addictive novel.”

(Eßlinger Zeitung)

 

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DRS radio – Review

November 11, 2012DE

“Nir Baram is considered the star of Israeli young literature. With this wonderful novel ‘Good People’ he proves he deserves this title.”

(DRS – Radio)

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RBB Radio Berlin

November 11, 2012EN

“A brave and remarkable novel which makes wonders with this delicate subject of brilliant and capable people who cooperated with the most brutal regimes.”

(RBB Radio Berlin)

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WDR radio – Review

November 11, 2012EN

“Good People is a clever and sensitive novel which depicts the complexity of the war: there are no victims or perpetrators in this exciting novel, only human beings.”

(WDR radio)

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Il Piccolo – Review

October 10, 2012IT

“Undoubtedly, The best Israeli novel of the year.”

(Roberto Carnero, Il piccolo)

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Formiche

February 2, 2012IT

“With tremendous literary talent Baram raises question about our time and about our societies: this is a novel about our time even more than it is a novel about WW2.”

(Formiche.net)

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Internazionale Magazine

October 10, 2012IT

“5 stars! Like any excellent historical novel, Good People causes us to wonder about the ability of artists to draw accurate portraits of societies in distress. It is possible to gain from this novel a good understanding of how millions of completely ordinary people behaved under the destructiveness of despotic regimes.”

(Internazionala Magazine)

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Fahenheit Radio

October 10, 2012EN

“Simply a wonderful and brilliant novel.”

(Fahrenheit Radio)

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La gazzetta del mezzogiorno

October 10, 2012IT

“This novel exhibits tremendous evocative power; it is very rare to read such a novel from such a young writer.”

(La gazzetta del mezzogiorno)

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Mangialibri – David Frati

September 9, 2013IT

“Baram prose is so devoid of winks, so rigorous, and the plot is complex with no concession to readers who might sometimes find it difficult to follow the thread of events, but that at no time will abandon the awareness that Good People is a grand novel.”

(David Frati, Mangialibri)

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De Standaard – 5 star review

February 2, 2013NL

Another 5 stars review for “Good People” from the Belgium “De Standaard”

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Gil Amanti dei Libri

February 2, 2012IT

“A moving and sobering novel, written in an innovative way. It’s not just a novel about the past but also a novel about today: because such ordinary people exist in every society.”

(Gli Amanti dei Libri)

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Süddeutsche Zeitung

September 9, 2012DE

A portrait by Peter Münch – Süddeutsche Zeitung

“We need to open ourselves to Palestinians.”

Nir Baram is celebrated as the new hope of Israeli literature. He takes note of the left – as opposed to the “propaganda of fear”, which is operated by the Netanyahu government. His new novel is set in a completely different perspective than we are used to by an Israeli author.

 

 

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