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David Grossman

The Author Versus the Demagogue

Alan Elsner | Posted 03.23.2016 | Books
Alan Elsner

While Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was bringing thousands of delegates to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) nat...

Trauma, Survival, and Making Peace

Bernie Glassman | Posted 08.24.2014 | Religion
Bernie Glassman

How do we create a situation, a world, in which this does not happen to anyone, not just to young people? In which Never again does not mean Never again to us, but Never again to anyone? Never again to us is the victim's trope, survival at any cost; Never again to anyone is asserting our internal freedom even in the bleakest of circumstances, our insistence on the big picture.

Some Recent Noteworthy Fiction From Israel

Alan Elsner | Posted 12.26.2012 | Books
Alan Elsner

In the upcoming Israeli election, the one thing most parties seem reluctant to discuss is the deadlocked peace process with the Palestinians and the whole painful, tangled and conflicted issue of relations between Jews and Palestinians. Israeli authors have no such qualms, as four recent works demonstrate.

Q&A With Nicole Krauss, Author of Great House and The History of Love

Elana Estrin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Books
Elana Estrin

While studying art history in graduate school, novelist Nicole Krauss spent hours in the library researching Rembrandt, only to find that she preferred imagining the details of his life instead.

Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize Awarded

The Bookseller | Posted 08.07.2011 | Books

David Grossman's novel To the End of the Land (Jonathan Cape) has won this year's £4,000 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize, trumping both the 2010 Booke...

Miral Screens at the United Nations General Assembly

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Schnabel's film does not instigate a new critique. Rather, continues a discourse in Israel with intellectuals and writers like David Grossman, Amos Oz, and Yehuda Amichai.

Why To the End of the Land Is a Grown Up Novel

Delia Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Delia Lloyd

David Grossman's beautifully raw novel, To the End of the Land, recounts one woman's walk across Israel while her 18-year-old son is called up for a 28-day military exercise.

Friends of Israel: Bear With Us Until the Right's Frenzy Will Wear Out

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carlo Strenger

Nothing seems to penetrate the minds of Israel's right-wing politicians. It's as if they live in a bunker where the simplest of truths -- that most of the word wants a Palestinian state along 1967 lines -- doesn't reach them.

2010 National Jewish Book Awards Announced

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Jewish Book Council crowned Gal Beckerman's "When They Come For Us, We'll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry" the Jewish Book of the ...

End of War: To the End of the Land by David Grossman

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

To the End of the Land is about war, identity, family, motherhood, friendship, faith (both secular and religious), passion, and love.

David Grossman -- Guide for the Perplexed

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carlo Strenger

David Grossman's To the End of the Land is an indispensable guide for those who want to contain in their souls both the triumph and the tragedy that is Israel.

David Grossman Gets Over-The-Top Blurbs For New Book From Nicole Krauss, Paul Auster

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

David Grossman is a much-garlanded author and his latest novel sounds extremely interesting. The story of an Israeli mother, Ora, who sets out for a h...

Israeli Author David Grossman To Be Awarded German Literary Peace Prize

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

One of Israel's best-known authors and outspoken peace activists, David Grossman, is to receive this year's prestigious German Book Trade Peace Prize,...