THE ARMCHAIR PUBLISHING HOUSE

The Armchair Publishing House has published over fifty books since its inception in 2010. The Armchair used to work in conjunction with Yedioth books but in mid 2016 moved to work in conjunction with Modan Publishing House, which is one of the largest publishing houses in Israel, and an owner of a third of the Tzomet Sfarim book Chain. The professional marketing team at Modan will help make many of The Armchair’s offerings a commercial success. Many of The Armchair’s books have reached best seller lists, the most successful being Jan-Philipp Sendker’s The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, which sold over 160,000 copies in Hebrew. John Green and Kristin Harmel too have shown great success in the Israeli market.

I’ve come to independent publishing from a long and varied career in Israel’s publishing world. After publishing two cook books by myself, I joined Keter Books, one of Israel’s largest and oldest publishers, serving as an administrator and then as translation editor of YA, Nonfiction and eventually Fiction. My experience in all aspects of publishing, from contracts to content, enables me to meet all challenges in bringing the best books to Israel’s Hebrew-reading public. At Keter I was the acquisitions editor for wonderful books, such as The Bookseller of Kabul, The Thirteenth Tale, The Elegance of The Hedgehog, Child 44, The Loneliness of Prime Numbers and many more.

As founder of Armchair Publishing, I am publishing accessible up-market books, though, at heart, I am more literarily inclined, so I’m always on the look out for a literary gem. I am committed to bringing good books from around the world to armchairs in Israel. I believe that books are gates through which the reader’s imagination joins hands with the writer’s imagination. Through this process, the readers reach new and exciting places, and return from this journey having learned something new about themselves and the world. This almost mystical partnership empowers and nourishes the reader. I am grateful to writers for creating these gates and sharing their inner worlds with us.

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The Long Path to Wisdom

by Jan-Philipp Sendker
From Other Press
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The Bookshop

by Penelope Fitzgerald
From HarperCollins
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The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine

by Alina Bronsky
From Verlag Kiepenheuer & Witsch GmbH & Co. KG
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Barracuda For Ever

by Pascal Ruter
From Jean-Claude Lattes
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Det grovmaskiga nätet

by Håkan Nesser
From Bonnier
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My Not So Perfect Life

by Sophie Kinsella
From Madhen Media With ILA
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Map of the Heart

by Sussan Wiggs
From William Morrow
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Artemis

by Andy Weir
From The Crown Publishing Group
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The Far Side of The Night

by Jan-Philipp Sendker
From Janklow & Nesbit
עיניהם צופות באלוהים פרונט

Their Eyes Were Watching God

by Zora Neale Hurston
From HarperCollins
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Diary of a Chambermaid

by Octave Mirbeau
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Cold Comfort Farm

by Stella Gibbons
From Penguin Random House UK
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The Cook

by Harry Kressing
From Jennifer Merrit
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When We Meet Again

by Kristin Harmel
From Baror International
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De Urolige

by Linn Ullmann
From The Wylie Agency
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How to Save a Life

by Kristin Harmel
From Baror International
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The Marsh King's Daughter

by Karen Dionne
From Folio Literary Management
ועכשיו נרקוד לאתר

Eh Bien Dansons Maintenant

by Karine Lambert
From Jean-Claude Lattes
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I'm Thinking of Ending Things

by Iain Reid
From TLA
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North & South

by Elizabeth Gaskell
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שנת הכלב לאתר

The Dog Year

by Ann Garvin
From Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency
שפת הבדידות לאתר

Drachenspiele

by Jan-Philipp Sendker
From Janklow & Nesbit
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Our Chemical Hearts

by Krystal Sutherland
From Inkwell
שרה דה ווס לאתר

The Last Painting of Sara De Vos

by Dominic Smith
From FSG
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I'm Travelling Alone

by Samuel Bjørk
From Ahlander Agency
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The Martian

by Andrew Weir
From Crown
ינשוף קטלני לאתר הכורסא

The Killing Owl

by Samuel Bjørk
From Ahlander Agency
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Das Flüstern der Schatten

by Jan-Philipp Sendker
From Janklow & Nesbit
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Dear Life, You Suck

by Scott Blagden
From The Fielding Agency
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My Sunshine Away

by M.O.Walsh
From Amy Einhorn (Penguin)
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

by Neil Gaiman
From Writer's House
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Dos Crimenes

by Jorge Ibargüengoitia
From Carmen Balcells Literary Agency
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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

by Jan-Philipp Sendker
From The Karpfinger Agency
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Leon and Louise

by Alex Capus
From Hanser
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Charlotte Isabel Hansen

by Tore Renberg
From Forlaget Oktober
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Eine Liebe Exklusive

by Johanna Adorjan
From Random House Germany
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La Vida Conyugal

by Sergio Pitol
From Michael Gaeb Agency
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Herzenstimmen

by Jan-Philipp Sendker
From Janklow & Nesbit
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The Gift of Anger

by Arun Gandhi
From Zachary Shuster Harmsworth
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Skin Deep (Haut Nah)

by Md.Yael Adler
From Droemer
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Dinner with Edward

by Isabel Vincent
From Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
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I Shall Not Hate

by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish
From Westwood Creative Artists
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The Science of Willpower

by Kelly McGonigal
From Avery – Putnam
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Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Making Money

by Tommy Greenwald
From Roaring Brook Press
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William Wenton and The Luridium Thief

by Bobbie Peers
From Salomonsson Agency
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Turtles All the Way Down

by John Green
From Dutton Books
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An Abundance of Katherines

by John Green
From Penguin US
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Looking for Alaska

by John Green
From Penguin US
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Paper Towns

by John Green
From Penguin US
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There is No Dragon in this Story

by Lou Carter
From Bloomsbury Publishing
כשהשלג יורד

Let it Snow

by John Green and Lauren Myracle
From Writers House
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William Wenton and The Luridium Thief 2

by Bobbie Peers
From Salomonsson Agency
מלפפון ושקדייה

Cucumber Quest: The Doughnut Kingdom

by Gigi DG
From First Second
לילי והסלע

Charlotte and the Rock

by Stephen W. Martin
From Dial Books
מתגלגלת לאתר

Roller Girl

by Victoria Jamieson
From Penguin
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Fortunately, the Milk

by Neil Gaiman
From Writer's House
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Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase

by Jonathan Stroud
From Laura Cecile
קמצוץ של קסם לאתר

A Snicker of Magic

by Natalie Lloyd
From New Leaf Literary and Media
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My Heart and other Black Holes

by Jasmine Warga
From Greenburger Associates
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The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

by Lindsey Lee Johnson
From Susan Golomb
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Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Summer Vacation

by Tommy Greenwald
From Roaring Brook
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Not a Box

by Antoinette Portis
From HarperCollins
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Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to NOT Reading

by Tommy Greenwald
From Roaring Brook
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Anya's Ghost

by Vera Brosgol
From Second
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Lockwood & Co: The Whispering Skull

by Jonathan Stroud
From Laura Cecile
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Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Extra Credit

by Tommy Greenwald
From Roaring Brook

Maker Comics: Bake Like A Pro

by Falynn Koch
From Macmillan Kids

Women Without Men

by Shahrnush Parsipur
From Georges Borchardt

MISS TURIE'S MAGIC CREATURES

by Joy Keller-Defiore
From Innovation Press

GRAVITY IS THE THING

by Jaclyn Moriarty
From HarperCollins

Pizzería Vesubio

by Walter Riso
From Schavelzon Graham Agencia Literaria

A Lost Lady

by Willa Cather

NEVERWHERE

by Neil Gaiman
Writers House LLC

THE KICKING THE BUCKET LIST

by Cathy Hopkin
From Curtis Brown Group

I AM A TIGER

by Karl Newson
From MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS INTERNATIONAL

A Hive of Glass

by P.M. Hubbard
From United Agents

First Love

by Ivan Turgenev

THE AMAZING TRUE STORY OF HOW BABIES ARE MADE

by Fiona Katauska
From Harper Aus

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT

by Graham Greene
From Verdant SA

The Lost Carousel of Provence

by Juliet Blackwell
From Berkley

Third Burma Novel

by Jan-Philipp Sendker
From Other Press

Italian for Beginners

by Kristin Harmel
From Hachette Book Group

The Art of French Kissing

by Kristin Harmel
From Hachette Book Group

The Blonde Theory

by Kristin Harmel
From Hachette Book Group

How to Sleep with a Movie Star

by Kristin Harmel
From Hachette Book Group

Where the Poppies Grow

by Kristin Harmel
From Baror International

Borkmanns Punkt

by Håkan Nesser
From Bonnier

Family Tree

by Sussan Wiggs
From William Morrow

Goodbye Days

by Jeff Zentner
From Inkwell

Cranford

by Elizabeth Gaskell

After You Left

by Carol Mason
From Lorella Belli

THE Secrets of Married Women

by Carol Mason
From Lorella Belli

THE Little Shop of Happy Ever After

by Jenny Colgan
From RCW

The Bell Jar

by Sylvia Plath
From Faber &Faber

The SS Officer's Armchair

by Daniel Lee
From Jonathan Cape

Norse Mythology

by Neil Gaiman
From W. W. Norton

William's Winter Nap

by Linda Ashman
From Disney • Hyperion Books

A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares

by Krystal Sutherland
From Inkwell

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Planet Girl

by Tommy Greenwald
From Roaring Brook Press

William Wenton and The Luridium Thief 3

by Bobbie Peers
From Salomonsson Agency