London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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of Judges Rachel Lasserson. Judges Josh Cohen, Jeremy Gordon, Catherine Taylor. Emily Kasriel

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2014

Binocular Vision
Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Enjoy a glass of wine and listen to a lively discussion about the difficulties – and joys – of judging a completely disparate group of fiction and non-fiction books submitted for the prestigious £4,000 JQ Wingate Prize. Past recipients include Amos Oz, WG Sebald, Howard Jacobson, Zadie Smith and Shalom Auslander. The 2014 winner will be announced at the end of the event.

Shortlisted books:

Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman (Pushkin Press)

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