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  • Amos Oz: Alone among friends

    September 26, 2013 | 1:52 pm

    I believe Amos Oz desperately wanted to become a better man than his father was.  It feels as if he has spent his lifetime trying to nurture inside himself an empathy that he believed his father lacked.  The famous, 73-year-old Israeli author of more than 30 books, including his...

  • Obama vacation reading includes Israeli novel

    August 22, 2011 | 10:24 am

    President Obama’s vacation reading list includes the best-selling Israeli novel “To the End of the Land” by David Grossman.

    According to a White House statement, the novel is one of three that Obama took to his 10-day vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, in Massachusetts. Since arriving...

  • Personal is political for David Grossman

    By Tom Tugend

    October 27, 2010 | 9:30 am

    The three lions of contemporary Israeli literature, Amos Oz, A.B. Yehoshua and David Grossman, held a press conference a little over four years ago, pleading with then-Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to end the bloody incursion into Lebanon.

    A few days later, the Israeli government...