Author(s): Nathan Englander
Dinner at the Centre of the Earth follows Prisoner Z, who has been held at a black site in the Israeli desert for twelve years, with only his guard for company. When Z's mission went catastrophically wrong, leading to widespread death in Gaza, he began to re-evaluate his loyalties From Paris and Berlin to Jerusalem, Italy and America, Dinner at the Centre of the Earth is a spellbinding political thriller, telling how a nice American Jewish boy wound up an Israeli spy working for Mossad, and then became a traitor to his adopted country.
Englander is also the author of the internationally bestselling of the story collection For the Relief of Unbearable Urges and the novel The Ministry of Special Cases (both Faber in the UK and Knopf in the US). Translated into twenty-two languages, he has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a PEN/Malamud Award, the Bard Fiction Prize, the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts & Letters and was a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize 2013. He lives in Brooklyn. www.nathanenglander.com @NathanEnglander www.facebook.com/NEnglander nathanenglander.tumblr.com/