Mark Lawson

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Mark Lawson is an award winning arts journalist, broadcaster and  satirical novelist. He presents Front Row on Radio 4  and Newsnight Review on BBC 2.

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2017

Saturday, 4 March 2017

This event took place on Saturday, 4 March 2017 as part of Jewish Book Week 2017. To watch a video of this event, click here.

The arrival of President Trump and the threat of Europe's so-called alt-right are already having far-reaching implications around the world. Our panel of experts assess whether Trump's America will be a gun-slinging new version of The Wild West - a 'boom or bust' era - and analyse the likely consequences of US foreign policy for the rest of us. Join us as we reflect on the West's future.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

This event took place on Tuesday 28 February 2017 as part of Jewish Book Week 2017. To watch a video of this event, click here.

Derived from his personal experiences at the BBC, Mark Lawson’s new novel is a page-turning satire on the aftershocks of damning allegations. Penetrating, savage and often very funny, The Allegations portrays two academics who confront disgrace and disintegration arising from the accusations of colleagues, students and ex-lovers.

2007

Wednesday, 28 February 2007

Mark Lawson is in conversation with Philip Roth, arguably the most powerful voice in modern American fiction. During this frank and provocative interview Roth discussed his fiction since 2000, including his most recent novel, Everyman, the monumental impact of 9/11, and his disillusionment with the Bush administration.

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