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Austin Ratner

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Austin Ratner's debut novel The Jump Artist tells of Halsman’s journey from prison to fame and triumph over injustice. Originally published by a tiny US press, the book won the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature in 2011.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2013

Sunday, 24 February 2013

Philippe Halsman was famous for photographing the 20th Century’s greatest names jumping in mid-air - from Dali to M

The JBW Newsfeed

Jewish Book Week speakers Philippe Sands and Ayelet Gundar-Goshen have been chosen as joint winners of the JQ Wingate literary prize (worth £4,000)....
Friday, 24 February 2017
Rachel Tzvia Back received The Risa Domb/Porjes Prize and Natasha Lehrer won the Scott Moncrieff Prize at the award ceremony for the Society of...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Congratulations to JBW 2017 speakers Sarah Moss and Adam Rutherford whose books The Tidal Zone and A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived...
Monday, 6 February 2017

Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.