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David Grossman
David Grossman was born in Jerusalem. He is the author of numerous works of fiction, nonfiction, and children's literature. His work has appeared in The New Yorker and has been translated into thirty languages around the world. He is the recipient of many prizes, including the French Chevalier de... show more

David Grossman was born in Jerusalem. He is the author of numerous works of fiction, nonfiction, and children's literature. His work has appeared in The New Yorker and has been translated into thirty languages around the world. He is the recipient of many prizes, including the French Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the Buxtehuder Bulle in Germany, Rome's Premio per la Pace e l'Azione Umitaria, the Premio Ischia-- International Award for Journalism, Israel's Emet Prize, and the Albatross Prize given by the Günter Grass Foundation.
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EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it 12 months ago
In Falling Out of Time, David Grossman has created a genre-defying drama––part play, part prose, pure poetry––to tell the story of bereaved parents setting out to reach their lost children. It begins in a small village, in a kitchen, where a man announces to his wife that he is leaving, embarking on...
Just Olga and her books
Just Olga and her books rated it 2 years ago
Thanks to NetGalley and to Random House UK, Vintage Publishing, Jonathan Cape for providing me with an ARC copy of this book that I freely chose to review. This is the first book I’ve read by David Grossman. I hope it won’t be the last. The description probably gives a fair idea of the plot. Yes, we...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 2 years ago
A Horse Walks Into a Bar, David Grossman, author; Joe Barrett, narrator, Jessica Cohen, translator The book is well written, but I don’t think it will be universally enjoyed. I believe it is for a narrow audience that is familiar with Jewish humor and its universal ideas about guilt and shame. A st...
Inked Brownies
Inked Brownies rated it 4 years ago
Did not finish. This book annoys me to no end.
A girl and her books
A girl and her books rated it 5 years ago
Set of short essays, worth of reading. This series of essays are interesting because we see fragments of the life in Palestine through the eyes not of a writer, but a survivor. Survivor of not only the current war but also of the Holocaust, that, without having it affected him in person, affected hi...
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