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Writers Programmes in the Central Library in The Hague

Writers Series

David Grossman interviewed by Bas Heijne

Studio B - Centrale Bibliotheek Den Haag, Spui 68, 1e etage

In this edition of Writers Unlimited The Series, essayist en columnist Bas Heijne will talk to novelist David Grossman. Recently Grossman's latest novel Falling Out of Time about the grief of parents who have lost a child, has been published in Dutch and English. ActorHugo Maerten will read excerpts from this novel.

David Grossman (Jerusalem, 1954) is one of Israel's most celebrated authors. His work includes novels, essays, children's books and a stage play, and has been translated into twenty-five languages. Among the countless awards he received was the prestigious Peace Prize of the German booksellers association, presented to him in 2010.

The interview will be conducted in English, the readings are in Dutch.