David Grossman, author portrait
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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 writing has appeared in The New Yorker and has been translated into more than forty languages. 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 Umanitaria, the Premio Ischia International Journalism Award, Israel's EMET Prize, the Man Booker International Prize, and the Albatross Prize given by the Günter Grass Foundation. He lives in Jerusalem.

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David Grossman has been awarded the 2018 Israel Prize for Literature

Israel’s Education Ministry announced that celebrated author, David Grossman, has been awarded the Israel Prize—the country’s highest literary accolade—for this year.   The prize committee, led by Prof. Avner Holtzman, noted that “since the early ’80s, Grossman has taken center stage in the Israeli culture scene. He is one of the most profound, moving and influential

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