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- Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 17.95
A consideration of one of the Bible?s most powerful stories from a leading Israeli writer In this fascinating reexamination of the story of Samson, David Grossman goes beyond the surface of the familiar tale to look into what the life of this extraordinary man must have been like. What it felt like to have been ?chosen? to release his people from the... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.77
Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is about to celebrate her son Ofer's release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. Instead of waiting at home for the 'notifiers' who could arrive at any moment to tell her of her son's fate, she sets off for a hike in Galilee, leaving no forwarding address. If a mother is not there... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 17.99
A fevered storyteller and a captive audience revisit the past together in each of David Grossman's new novellas, trying to make sense of a betrayal that neither one can put to rest. In "Frenzy," reserved, respectable Shaul lets his sister-in-law, Esti, into a secret nightmare, as he reveals to her his conviction that his wife is having an affair.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 24.95
Following the magisterial To the End of the Land , the universally acclaimed Israeli author brings us an incandescent fable of parental grief-slim, elemental, a powerfully distilled experience of understanding and acceptance, and of art's triumph over death. In Falling Out of Time , David Grossman has created a genre-defying drama-part play, part... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 10.99
Earnest, awkward and painfully shy, sixteen-year-old Assaf is having the worst summer of his life. With his big sister gone and his best friend suddenly the most popular kid in their class, Assaf spends his days at a lowly summer job in Jerusalem City Hall and his evenings alone, watching television and playing games on the Internet. One morning, Assaf's... more...
- Canongate Books 2009; US$ 10.82
In Lion's Honey, award-winning writer David Grossman takes on one of the most vivid and controversial characters in the Bible. Revisiting Samson's famous battle with the lion, his many women and his betrayal by them all, including the only one he ever loved. Grossman gives us a provocative new take on the story and its climax, Samson's final act of... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003; US$ 19.99
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 Palestinians? Or are they a people without a country? How will a Palestinian state?if it is established?influence the sense of belonging and identity of Palestinian Israeli citizens? Based on conversations... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
From one of Israel?s most acclaimed writers comes a novel of extraordinary power about family life?the greatest human drama?and the cost of war. Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is on the verge of celebrating her son Ofer?s release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. In a fit of preemptive grief and magical thinking,... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 22.00
A major, internationally bestselling novel of extraordinary power about the costs of war from one of Israel's greatest writers. Set in Israel in recent times, this epic yet intimate novel places side by side the trials of war and the challenges of everyday life. Through a series of powerful, overlapping circles backward in time, it tells the story... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 17.99
Recent essays on Israel, literature, and language from one of the country's most respected and best-loved voices Throughout his career, David Grossman has been a voice for peace and reconciliation between Israel and its Arab citizens and neighbors. In six new essays on politics and culture in Israel today, he addresses the conscience of... more...