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David Grossman: Her Body Knows

(Fiction, 264 pp. Hebrew, 2002; English translation, 2005)

Two novellas of searing psychological intensity deal with the pain of betrayal. In Frenzy, Shaul confides to his sister-in-law that he knows about his wife’s ten-year love affair.  In Another Life portrays the thorny relationship between a dying woman and her emotionally blocked daughter.  

  • Review: Kirkus, March 15, 2005
  • Review by Judy Goldman, Washington Post, May 29, 2005
  • Review by Tova Mirvis, New York Times, May 15, 2005
  • Article by David Grossman, “Writing in the Dark,” New York Times, May 13, 2007
  • Jonathan Shainin interviews David Grossman, Paris Review, 2007
  • Biographical sketch