"I want to promote the concept of the badly written good story. It is writing, but in a sense it doesn’t come from the written word as much as it comes from a storytelling tradition. Which is why people like reading it to their girlfriends."
—Israeli writer Etgar Keret, of startlingly thin house fame, and author of the fantastic* short story collection 'Suddenly, a Knock on the Door,' talks to The Daily.
Update! Suddenly, a Knock on the Door also comes as an audio book, with narration by, among others, Willem Dafoe, Stanley Tucci, and Ira Glass. Here's Ira Glass reading its title story: