Dror A. Mishani (born in 1975) is an Israeli crime writer and literary scholar, specializing in the history of detective fiction. His detective series, featuring police inspector Avraham Avraham, was first published in Hebrew in 2011 and is translated to more than 15 languages. The first novel in the series, “The Missing File”, was shortlisted for the 2013 CWA international dagger award, won the prestigious Martin Beck award (for the best translated crime novel in Sweden), and the Grand Prix du meilleur Polar des lecteurs des Points in France. The second novel, “A Possibility of Violence”, won the prestigious Bernstein Award for Best Hebrew novel (2014). His latest novel, the stand alone Three”, has been published in Hebrew in 2018 and will be published in German, French, English, Italian, Spanish and other languages in 2019 and 2020.

Dror lives with his wife and two children in Tel Aviv and teaches in Tel Aviv University.

7 Comments on “Bio”

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  2. Dear Mr. Mishani,
    I thoroughly enjoyed reading “The MIssing File” and look forward to the English edition of “A Possibility of Violence”–my Hebrew is very poor.
    From the book jacket I learn that your academic work involves the history of detective fiction. I have taught a senior undergraduate level course “Investigating Mystery and Crime Fiction” for the past few years at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
    The next time I teach this course, I would love to include one of your novels.
    Thank you,
    Dr. Thomas B. Friedman
    Department of English
    Thompson Rivers University

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  5. There is a great day for Dror tomorrow! He´s still very young and we can expect he´ll write a lot of splendid novels like “The Missing File”, “A Possibility of Violence” and “The Man Who Wanted to Know”.
    Let´s wish him a good health and inspiration !!

    First “Dror Mishani Fan Club” member
    Zdenek, Czechia

  6. Dear Mr Mishani
    Drei is an incredibly good book i couldn‘t stop reading!
    Extremely well-writen; a real thriller!
    Best regards
    André Gerber
    CH-Oberhofen am Thunersee

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