David Grossman

David Grossman has received several international awards for his writing, including the Premio Grinzane and the Premio Mondelo for The Zigzag Kid. He is the author of seven novels, several children's books, and a play. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife and children.



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Writing in the Dark

David Grossman; Translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen
Picador

Throughout his career, David Grossman has been a voice for peace and reconciliation between Israel and its Arab citizens and neighbors. In these six essays on...


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Her Body Knows

David Grossman
Picador

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice A fevered storyteller and a captive audience revisit the past in both of David Grossman's novellas, trying...


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Someone to Run With

David Grossman; Translated by Vered Almog and Maya Gurantz
Picador

The story of a lost dog, and the discovery of first love on the streets of Jerusalem are portrayed here with a gritty realism that is as fresh as it is...


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Death as a Way of Life

David Grossman, translated by Haim Watzman
Picador

What went wrong after Oslo? How can Israelis and Palestinians make peace? How has the violence changed their lives, and their souls? For the last ten years,...


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The Zigzag Kid

David Grossman; Translated by Betsy Rosenberg
Picador

David Grossman's classic novels See Under: Love and The Book of Intimate Grammar, earned him international acclaim as an author of childhood. The Zig Zag Kid...


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The Smile of the Lamb

David Grossman; Translated by Betsy Rosenberg
Picador

In a chorus of voices The Smile of the Lamb tells the story of Uri, an idealistic young Israeli soldier serving in an army unit in the small Palestinian...


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Be My Knife

David Grossman; Translated from the Hebrew by Vered Almog and Maya Gurantz
Picador

When the awkward, neurotic and childlike Yair, a seller of rare books, sees a beautiful woman across the room at a class reunion he feels compelled to write to...


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Sleeping on a Wire

With a New Afterword; David Grossman; Translated by Haim Watzman
Picador

Israel describes itself as a Jewish state. What, then, is the status of the one-fifth of its citizens who are not Jewish? Are they Israelis, or are they...


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The Book of Intimate Grammar

David Grossman; Translated by Betsy Rosenberg
Picador

Aron Kelinfeld is the ringleader among the boys in his Jerusalem neighborhood, but as his 12-year-old friends begin to mature, Aaron remains imprisoned in the...


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The Yellow Wind

David Grossman; Translated by Haim Watzman
Picador

The Israeli novelist David Grossman’s impassioned account of what he observed on the West Bank in early 1987—not only the misery of the Palestinian...


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See Under: LOVE

David Grossman; Translated by Betsy Rosenberg
Picador

In this powerful novel by one of Israel’s most prominent writers, Momik, the only child of Holocaust survivors, grows up in the shadow of his...


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