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Zipperstein headshotDavid Grossman

Internationally acclaimed Israeli novelist

The Holocaust's Carrier Pigeon:
Reflections on Writing & Memory

 


graphicDavid Grossman, a leading Israeli writer of his generation, was born in Jerusalem in 1954. The author of eight internationally acclaimed novels, including See Under: Love (1986) and To theEnd of the Land (2008), as well as several non-fiction and children’s books, his work has been translated into thirty languages. He is the recipient of Israel’s most prestigious literary awards—the Sapir Prize and the Bialik Prize—as well as many international honors. Grossman's writing has examined some of the most difficult aspects of Israeli and Jewish identity, from the struggle with Holocaust memory to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which he explores through the lens of human emotion and everyday experience. His latest novel, A Horse Walks into a Bar, deals with human suffering, society, truth, and love.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
7:30pm

Room 208 - White Hall, Emory University


This event is free and open to the public. Grossman will sign copies of his new book, A Horse Walks Into A Bar, at a reception following the lecture. Free parking available at Fishburne, Peavine and Oxford Parking Decks.

This program is made possible in part by the Waxman Support Fund, which promotes scholarly research, teaching, and public programming at Emory on topics related to antisemitism, the Holocaust, and relations between Jews and other communities.

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