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    • A Horse Walks into a Bar

    • By: David Grossman, Jessica Cohen
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 152

    In a little dive in a small Israeli city, Dov Greenstein, a comedian a bit past his prime, is doing a night of stand-up. In the audience is a district court justice, Avishai Lazar, whom Dov knew as a boy, along with a few others who remember Dov as the awkward, scrawny kid who walked on his hands to confound the neighborhood bullies. Gradually, teetering between hilarity and hysteria, Dov's patter becomes a kind of memoir, taking us back into the terrors of his childhood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An extraordinary experience

    • By Judith Stein on 07-28-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Horse Walks into a Bar

    • By: David Grossman, Jessica Cohen - translation
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    The setting is a comedy club in a small Israeli town. An audience that has come expecting an evening of amusement instead sees a comedian falling apart onstage - an act of disintegration, a man crumbling, as a matter of choice, before their eyes. They could get up and leave or boo and whistle and drive him from the stage, if they were not so drawn to glimpse his personal hell.

    Regular price: $18.58

    • To the End of the Land

    • By: David Grossman, Jessica Cohen (translator)
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 26 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 101
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 62
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is on the verge of celebrating her son Ofer’s release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. In a fit of preemptive grief and magical thinking, she sets out for a hike in the Galilee, leaving no forwarding information for the “notifiers” who might darken her door with the worst possible news. Recently estranged from her husband, Ilan, she drags along an unlikely companion: their former best friend and her former lover Avram, once a brilliant artistic spirit.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sample first

    • By E. Van Hook on 10-08-10

    Regular price: $51.93

    • How the Conservative Media Is Taking over the Republican Party

    • By: Matt Grossman, David A. Hopkins
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Donald Trump hired Stephen Bannon of Breitbart News as his new campaign chief, it was a sharp departure from the usual approach to staffing a presidential campaign.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Lion's Honey

    • The Myths #5
    • By: David Grossman
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    There are few other Bible stories with so much drama and action, narrative fireworks and raw emotion, as we find in the tale of Samson: the battle with the lion; the three hundred burning foxes; the women he bedded and the one woman that he loved; his betrayal by all the women in his life, from his mother to Delilah; and, in the end, his murderous suicide, when he brought the house down on himself and 3000 Philistines.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Qualcuno con cui correre

    • By: David Grossman
    • Narrated by: Pierpaolo De Mejo
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Assaf è un sedicenne timido e impacciato; inseguendo un cane per le strade di Gerusalemme viene condotto in luoghi impensati, di fronte a inquietanti personaggi. Fino a incontrare Tamar, una ragazza solitaria e ribelle, fuggita da casa per salvare il fratello tossicodipendente. Il mistero e il fascino di Tamar catturano Assaf, che decide di andare fino in fondo, di "correre" con lei...

    Regular price: $12.24

    • The New Yorker, June 8th & 15th, 2009

    • Part 1 (David Grossman, Edna O'Brien, Yiyun Li)
    • By: David Grossman, Edna O'Brien, Yiyun Li
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    "Diverse Opinions", by Jeffrey Toobin; "A Soldier Home", by Yiyun Li; "Two Emmas", by Roger Angell; "The Magic Mountain", by Aleksandar Hemon; "The Age of Genius", by David Grossman; "Old Wounds", by Edna O'Brien; and "The Wanderers", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Le avventure di Itamar

    • By: David Grossman
    • Narrated by: Pierfrancesco Favino
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tra cappelli magici che trasformano le persone in animali e folletti celesti che lo inseguono di notte, Itamar impara a giocare con le sue paure...

    Regular price: $9.60

    • Lion's Honey

    • The Myth of Samson
    • By: David Grossman, Stuart Shoffman (translator)
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
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    In Lion's Honey, award-winning writer David Grossman takes on one of the most vivid and controversial characters in the Bible. He revisits Samson's famous battle with the lion, his many women, and his betrayal by them all - including the only one he ever loved. Grossman gives us a provocative new take on the story and its climax - Samson's final act of death - when he brings down a temple on himself and 3,000 Philistines

    Regular price: $11.78