Books D. A. Mishani Books by D. A. Mishani D. A. Mishani has written books about: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about D. A. Mishani D.A. Mishani is also the editor of international fiction and crime literature at Keter Books in Israel. Yanai Yechieli/Courtesy HarperCollins hide caption toggle caption Yanai Yechieli/Courtesy HarperCollins Opinion The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books The Trustful Detective: A Q&A With An Israeli Crime Novelist April 20, 2013 D.A. Mishani is the author of one of the few detective novels written in Hebrew. He talked to intern Lidia Jean Kott about why the genre has historically been unpopular in Israel and about the dangers of reading too much crime fiction.