by Hannah S. Pressman

Her Body Knows

The different physical and emotional languages of love link the two novellas in David Grossman’s Her Body Knows (Picador, $14.00), a quiet meditation on the connection between internal life and external sensation. First published in Hebrew in 2002 as Baguf Am Mevinah and translated by Jessica Cohen, this latest from Grossman transcends its Israeli locale and moves into the realm of universal questions concerning the darker side of love.

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