David Grossman: Vom leisen Schreiben des lauteren Worts

4. Mai 2016 “Vom leisen Schreiben des lauteren Worts” David Grossman im Akademietheater 

   Foto by Michael Lionstar
                                                                    © Michael Lionstar

David Grossman was born in 1954 in Jerusalem. He studied philosophy and drama at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and later worked as an editor and broadcaster at the Israel Radio Station. Grossmans oeuvre consists of novels, short stories and novellas, drama, and a number of books for children and youth. He has also published several books of non-fiction, including interviews with Palestinians and Israeli Arabs.
Among Grossman’s many literary awards:  the Bialik Prize (2004), the Koret Jewish Book Award (USA, 2006), the EMET Prize (Israel, 2007), the Geschwister Scholl Prize (Germany, 2008),  and the Man Booker International Prize for A Horse Walks into a Bar (UK, 2017). Grossman was also decorated as Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France, 1998) and received an Honorary Doctorate from Florence University (2008). His books have been published in 35 languages.

David Grossman im Gespräch mit Heinz Sichrovsky (ORF)

©Burgtheater – Georg Soulek
©Burgtheater – Georg Soulek