The Arty Semite

Out and About: David Grossman in Frankfurt, Idan Raichel at the Opera

By Ezra Glinter

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Idan Raichel, not at the opera.
  • David Grossman has won the German Book Trade Peace Prize at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

  • Isaac Bashevis Singer comes to Carbondale, Illinois.

  • As the music consultant for The Israeli Opera, Idan Raichel has chosen Vieux Farka Touré to open the new season on November 26.

  • Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa won the Nobel Prize in Literature last week. Watch him speak in 2007 at the 92nd Street Y Poetry Center.

  • Read an excerpt from “Eden,” the latest novel by Israeli (and “In Treatment”) writer Yael Hedaya.


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