About the author David Grossman was born in Jerusalem, where he still lives. He is the bestselling author of numerous works of fiction, non-fiction, and children's literature, which have been translated into thirty-six languages. His work has also appeared in The New Yorker. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the French Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the Buxtehuder Bulle in Germany, Rome's Premio per la Pace e L'Azione Umitaria, the Premio Ischia -International Award for Journalism, Israel's Emet Prize, and the 2010 Frankfurt Peace Prize. About the translator Jessica Cohen was born in England, raised in Israel, and now lives in the U.S. She translates contemporary Israeli fiction, non-fiction, and other creative works. Her translations include David Grossman's critically acclaimed To The End of The Land, and her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Financial Times, Tablet Magazine, Words Without Borders, and Two Lines.