May 31, 2022 • 3M

The Most

The most something, doesn’t matter what | Alphabet Audio Soup

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Etgar Keret
Listen to the author read his stories in a strange foreign accent
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Illustration by Beenee Sarid

The short story “The Most” came out 35 years ago, as a comic strip created with the talented Rutu Modan. A lot of the pieces I wrote back then for Rutu seemed right for that point in time, but were somehow forgotten over the years. But “The Most” is one I find myself going back to every so often. Maybe that’s because the one sport I’ve always been really good at is wanting—especially what I can’t have.

*Special Thanks to Hadar Gindi for letting us record in his studio
Translated by Jessica Cohen

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