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Tonight, don’t miss! David Grossman at ToI Presents

Tickets on sale: At Jerusalem’s Beit Shmuel, acclaimed novelist will discuss his latest book, ‘A Horse Walks into a Bar,’ recently translated into English

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Israeli author David Grossman (Kobi Kalmanovitz)
Israeli author David Grossman (Kobi Kalmanovitz)

Internationally acclaimed writer David Grossman joins “Times of Israel Presents” on Sunday, April 2, to talk about his life, career and new novel, “A Horse Walks into a Bar,” with writer Benjamin Balint.

The novel, recently translated into English, is about a comedian, Dovaleh Greenstein, and his personal revelations during one dramatic night of stand-up in a Netanya bar.

The one-scene novel tells a heart-wrenching, angst-ridden story of Greenstein’s losses — and those of the nation, seen through the eyes of an old childhood friend, district court judge Avishai Lazar, who is sitting in the audience.

Grossman will discuss the book, as well as thoughts about his own life and career. Copies of the novel will be available for purchase and signing by the author, courtesy of Katamon Books.

The cover of David Grossman's latest novel, 'A Horse Walks Into a Bar' (Courtesy Random House)
The cover of David Grossman’s latest novel, ‘A Horse Walks into a Bar’ (Courtesy Random House)

David Grossman in conversation with Benjamin Balint
8:00 p.m., April 2, Hirsch Theater, Beit Shmuel
50 NIS advance (60 at the door – cash only)
Tickets available HERE

Further upcoming ‘Times of Israel Presents’ events:

May 7: Natan Sharansky at Beit Shmuel

May 21: Nitsana Darshan-Leitner at Beit Shmuel

May 28: Michael Oren at Beit Shmuel

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