London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Brian Lobel

Contributors

Join Brian Lobel, Daphna Baram, Julie Kertesz, Craig Taylor and Debra Tammer.

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2013

Saturday, 2 March 2013

Hemingway’s legendary challenge to write a novel in six words—"For sale: baby shoes, never worn"— has unintentionally created one of the hottest modern literary trends. In 2006 SMITH Magazine gave the six-word story a personal twist, calling it the Six-Word Memoir. 

After more than half a million Six-Word Memoirs on SMITHmag.net and a bestselling book series, Six-Word Memoirs came to Jewish Book Week 2013.

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.