Jan 1, 2010
At the start of a new year, journalistic outfits put out lots of mealy "perhaps oil prices will rise or perhaps they won't" predictions for the coming year. Instead of that, we asked our contributors to predict real events that will happen to them and the people they know in 2010.
- When it comes to predictions, Etgar Keret only trusts one person in his family: His mom. She's amazingly accurate. So he asks her to clue him in about what the future of the mideast will be in 2010. Etgar's an Israeli writer; his latest book of short stories, translated into English, is The Girl on the Fridge. (5 minutes)