In a landscape vacated of the two literary giants Aharon Appelfeld and Amos Oz, Israeli fiction ushers in the rise of a new generation of women writers. The author of ‘All the Rivers’ talks about sabras in New York, American Jewry’s allure, and learning to listen for the perfect watermelon.
Or, how the Jews reconquered London
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
The Israeli authors were nominated for their novels A Horse Walks Into a Bar and Judas, respectively
David Grossman’s protagonist takes the mic for some Rothian self-loathing, in the ‘raucous’ new novel ‘A Horse Walks Into a Bar’
A new Habima theater adaptation of David Grossman’s award-winning but deeply pessimistic novel puts the Jewish State on a treadmill to outrun history
The Nobel Prize-winning novelist critiqued the apartheid regime in her work
This week’s International Writers Festival in Jerusalem
In Zeruya Shalev’s fearless new ‘The Remains of Love,’ lives on a kibbutz stand as a parable of Israel
Apparently, David Grossman did
Syrian poet Adonis favored; Roth at 25:1
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