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Welcome to my website! 

You can read the first chapters of my novels, as well as some recent short stories and articles I've written. I've also got lots of good photographs and more biographical information about me than you could probably ever want!

Please consider visiting my Facebook page.  If you click on LIKE, you'll be able to see all the latest information about my books and events. My page is here: https://www.facebook.com/Richard-Zimler-179279892106230/?ref=bookmarks  Thank you!  (I am also on Instagram and Twitter)  

My latest novel, "The Gospel According to Lazarus", will come out in April of 2019 in the UK, Ireland, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand, and in June of 2019 in the USA and Canada. The publisher is Peter Owen. You can pre-order a copy of the book at Amazon in the UK or USA:

In the UK and Ireland: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0720620627/ref=dra_a_ms_hp_ho_xx_P3239_100?tag=dradisplay0bb-21&ascsubtag=0e74feb28e774046f9c270d99e858a6e_S&fbclid=IwAR2Fe89y8vxs8dw_hnLBluNzNh2h1-RFRiTOjwBnosKas4Sa4iHaVwCvAUM

In the USA: https://www.amazon.com/Gospel-According-Lazarus-Richard-Zimler/dp/0720620627/ref=sr_1_11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1545245577&sr=1-11&keywords=Richard+Zimler

I've just put on YouTube a personal book trailer for THE GOPSEL ACCORDING TO LAZARUS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOYNlELfq2g&fbclid=IwAR2uCn4wU-1jjS4lSMxCChkihv8ejetm0dmMcLspyl7vItEfTAoil8Sg67Y

Here is a very fine review of the book: http://books-reading-vice.blogspot.com/2018/02/richard-zimler-gospel-according-to.html  Please send your English-speaking friends the link to this review or one of the links below in order to purchase the book. Thank you.  

To buy a copy in Canada, go here: https://www.amazon.ca/Gospel-According-Lazarus-Richard-Zimler/dp/0720620627/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1541953672&sr=1-1&keywords=Richard+Zimler

If you are living somewhere else (Portugal, France, Spain, etc., your cheapest option may be Bookdepository, since mailing is free to many places: https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Gospel-According-Lazarus-Richard-Zimler/9780720620627

The Brazilian edition of The Gospel According to Lazarus was recently published Globo Livros. Please tell your Portuguese-speaking friends that they can read the first chapter on my website at the following link: http://www.zimler.com/fileManager/livros/pdf_27.pdf

A wonderful profile of me came out recently in an excellent Jewish magazine.  I discuss my lfie in Portugal, the books themselves and kabbalah. You can find it here: http://www.momentmag.com/richard-zimler-last-kabbalist-lisbon/  I would be very grateful if you would share this link with your friends and family (the best way to sell books is by word of mouth!).  

Here is a four-minute interview with me about the city where I live - Porto - and the nearby Douro Valley. The images are absolutely spectacular (and should make you want to visit!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDMfhIUrRcE

I have an article called WRITING HOME in the brand new issue of Stanford Magazine.  It is about non-traditional definitions of home and the evolution of my own feelings about where I live. https://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=79979

THE NIGHT WATCHMAN was published in the UK, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand in July of 2014.   One of the best reviews I have ever recieved has come out in Australia, from the national radio system (ABC).  Please share it with friends.  http://blogs.abc.net.au/queensland/2014/09/weekend-bookworm-the-night-watchman.html?site=brisbane&program=612_morning

Another great review came out in the Irish Examiner: http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/artsfilmtv/books/book-review-the-night-watchman-279843.html

I have an essay up at a great website called Talking Writing.  The essay is about the evolution of my feelings toward Judaism.  It's called From Mount Olympus to Mount Sinai.  Hope you like it.  It's here: http://talkingwriting.com/mount-olympus-mount-sinai?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+talkingwriting%2FafGZ+%28Talking+Writing%3A+The+Magazine%29

If you want to see what my home city of Porto looks like, here I am in Porto talking about The Night Watchman.  Great views of the city! http://www.tvi24.iol.pt/videos/video/14076082/1s

THE NIGHT WATCHMAN is available for order on Amazon.co.uk, of course:  http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Night-Watchman-Richard-Zimler/dp/1472109309

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