The author just won the Israel Prize for his lifetime achievement in literature. But the story of his life is one of downfall.
Francine Klagsbrun’s Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel takes the the top prize, and David Grossman’s much-heralded A Horse Walks Into a Bar wins the fiction category
The award-winning novelist reflects on war, peace, freedom, and loss
From one winner to another
The Israeli author and ‘conscience of his nation’ won for his novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar