Claire Calman

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2004

Sunday, 29 February 2004

Many of the women writing popular novels about love, sex and relationships today are Jewish. Their books are witty, stylish and energetic, with a strong emotional centre and appeal to men and women, old and young.

In this highly entertaining session, Kathy Lette conducted a light-hearted investigation with three of the best protagonists of the genre into the intimate dilemmas of contemporary life and the way society and family have changed for this new generation of writers.

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