The CFHU Book Club

Yaniv Iczkovits

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In the latest HUJI@Home, The CFHU Book Club welcomed author Yaniv Iczkovits, who discussed his recent book, The Slaughterman’s Daughter.

Yaniv Iczkovits, born in 1975, is an author and a lecturer in philosophy. He has published three novels and one novella. His third novel, The Slaughterman’s Daughter, was published by Keter in August 2015 and was awarded the Agnon Prize – the first time the prize has been granted in ten years. Iczkovits won the Ramat Gan Prize for literary excellence and the People of the Book Foundation Prize and was shortlisted for the Sapir Prize. His book was published in English this year through Toronto’s House of Anansi Press.

Iczkovits has a postdoc in philosophy, taught at Columbia University, and published a book based on his academic work entitled Wittgenstein’s Ethical Thought (Palgrave Macmillan). He lives in Tel Aviv with his wife and three daughters.