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Jewish Book Week 2015 will run from 21st February to 1st March.

Missed an event? Explore our festival archive, with a new search function. (Photo by Paul Lang)

 

 

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David Grossman returns to Jewish Week to discuss his genre-defying novel Falling out of Time with Ian McEwan. Together these leading writers explore how literary form might be shaped to help express the inexpressible.

In The Fog of Peace, former UN negotiator Gianni Picco, who was responsible for the release of the western hostages in Beirut, and Gabrielle Rifkind, Director of the Middle East Programme at Oxford Research Group, recommend the... read more

Pictures, video and audio recordings of events from Jewish Book Week going back 20 years are available in our archive. Explore many of them now, including this great event on six word memoirs from 2012

The JBW Newsfeed

Great Poets in their Own Words on BBC Four, available to...

Thursday, 7 August 2014

The Jewish Book Week team spend each summer reading hundreds of books sent to us as submissions and suggestions for the next festival.

Monday, 4 August 2014

Israeli author David Grossman writes incisively about the current conflict in Israel and Gaza in Sunday's New York Times.

Monday, 28 July 2014

Video

 
Watch Ruby Wax talking to Kathy Lette on how the mind works and why mindfulness can boost mental health at JBW14