2011: Life and Literature in the Shadow of War

DAVID GROSSMAN, one of Israel’s preeminent writers, speaks about his novel, TO THE END OF THE LAND. A story both intimate and universal, the novel tells of a mother’s heroic and desperate effort to best fate and protect her children from the perils of conflict. In a conversation with author and former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, Grossman recreates his heroine’s trek along the fault line between two zones of the human condition: the home – where families thrive and life is most tender – and the nation, where the demands of patriotism can be tragically dehumanizing.

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