David Grossman

Born in Jerusalem in 1954, David Grossman is one of the leading Israeli writers of his generation. He is the author of eleven internationally acclaimed novels, five works of nonfiction and a short story collection, as well as a number of children’s books, a children’s opera and a play. His work has appeared in The New Yorker and has been translated into 45 languages around the world. David Grossman is the recipient of the prestigious Peace Prize of the German Booksellers Association, Frankfurt 2010. Among other numerous awards are the Italian Fundazione Calcari for Lifetime Achievement, France’s Prix Médicis for translated literature, the Geschwister-Scholl-Preis (Germany), the Sapir Prize (Israel), the Premio Roma per la Pace e l’Azione Umanitaria 2006 (City of Rome/Italy), Onorificenza della Stella Solidarietà Italiana 2007, Premio Ischia – International Award for Journalism 2007, Chevalier de l’Ordre des Artes et des Lettres (France), International Man Booker Prize (UK) and the Berman Literary Prize (Sweden 2021). His latest book is More Than I Love My Life.


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Keynote Conversation: David Grossman

In a Melbourne first, one of the most respected writers of our times, David Grossman, will speak to Tali Lavi in an intimate conversation about love, vulnerability and home, encompassing his recent novel More Than I Love My Life, and his life’s work. David Grossman is an international guest and will be appearing via live…

Tuesday May 31, 2022