Search - List of Books by Richard Zimler

Richard Zimler (b. 1956 in Roslyn Heights, New York) is a best-selling author of fiction. His books, which have earned him a 1994 National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship in Fiction and the 1998 Herodotus Award, have been published in many countries and translated into more than 20 languages. He has a bachelor's degree in Comparative Religion from Duke University and a master's degree in Journalism from Stanford University. Zimler lives in Porto, Portugal, and was a Professor of Journalism at the University of Porto and College of Journalism for 16 years.

Richard Zimler received the 2009 Alberto Benveniste literary prize in France for his novel Guardian of the Dawn. The prize is given to novels that have to do with Sephardic Jewish culture or history. It was awarded to him at a ceremony at the Sorbonne in January 2009.

Three of Zimler's novels - Hunting Midnight, The Search for Sana and The Seventh Gate - have been nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the richest prize in the English-Speaking world.

Zimler has also edited an anthology of short stories for which all the author's royalties go to Save the Children, the largest children's rights organization in the world. The anthology is entitled The Children's Hours. Participating authors includeMargaret Atwood, Nadine Gordimer, André Brink, Markus Zusak, David Almond, Katherine Vaz, Alberto Manguel, Eva Hoffman, Junot Díaz, Uri Orlev and Ali Smith.

In 2009, Zimler wrote and acted in The Slow Mirror, a short movie based on one of his stories. Directed by Swedish-Portuguese filmmaker Solveig Nordlund, the short stars Portuguese actors Gracinda Nave and Marta Peneda. In May of 2010, it won the Best Drama award from the New York Downtown Short Film Festival.

His most recent novel, The Warsaw Anagrams was chosen as 2009 Book of the Year by the main Portuguese book magazine, LER. It was also chosen as one of the 20 Best Books of the Decade 2000-2009 by the country's foremost daily newspaper, O Público.

Selected Works   more �

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Total Books: 26
Los anagramas de Varsovia
2015 - Los Anagramas De Varsovia [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788415870418
ISBN-10: 8415870418
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Seventh Gate
2014 - The Seventh Gate (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781468308235
ISBN-10: 1468308238
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Warsaw Anagrams
2012 - The Warsaw Anagrams (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781590208472
ISBN-10: 1590208471
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Love's Voice 72 Kabbalistic Haiku
2011 - Love's Voice 72 Kabbalistic Haiku (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781585428939
ISBN-10: 1585428930
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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The Warsaw Anagrams A Novel
2011 - The Warsaw Anagrams a Novel (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781455122547
ISBN-10: 1455122548
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Warsaw Anagrams
2011 - Warsaw Anagrams (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781849013697
ISBN-10: 1849013691
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Guardian of the Dawn
2005 - Guardian of the Dawn (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780385338813
ISBN-10: 0385338813
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Guardian of Dawn
2005 - Guardian of Dawn (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781845290917
ISBN-10: 1845290917
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Search for Sana
2005 - The Search for Sana (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845290788
ISBN-10: 184529078X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Hunting Midnight
2004 - Hunting Midnight (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385336475
ISBN-10: 0385336470
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon
2000 - The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon [B Series Small Paperback] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781900850315
ISBN-10: 1900850311
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Angelic Darkness
1999 - The Angelic Darkness (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393331707
ISBN-10: 0393331709
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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1998 - The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon [Sephardic Cycle, Bk 1] (Paperback)
Unholy Ghosts
1996 - Unholy Ghosts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780854492336
ISBN-10: 085449233X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Gay & Lesbian
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The Angelic Darkness
The Angelic Darkness (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781900850308
ISBN-10: 1900850303
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Children's Hours Stories of Childhood Edited by Richard Zimler and Rasa Sekulovic