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Bidisha

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Bidisha is a writer, critic and BBC TV and Radio broadcaster, contributing to or presenting Front Row, Saturday Review, Heart and Soul, Woman's Hour, The Strand and Night Waves for radio 3, radio 4 and the world service. She has written for most of the major UK broadshgeets and judged numeous prizes including the Orange Prize,the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the Comment awards and is the author of two novels,a travelogue from Venice and a reportage from the Middle East. Later this year she will release her fifth book, Asylum and Exile.

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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

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