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Shelley Weiner

Contributors

Shelley Weiner was born in South Africa and worked as a journalist for many years before turning to fiction. Her novels include A Sister's Tale (1991), The Last Honeymoon (1992), The Joker (1993) and Arnost(2001). She teaches creative writing at Birkbeck College, London.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2004

Sunday, 7 March 2004

Jewish Book Week presented two opportunities to experience a reading group. Hosted by author Shelley Weiner.

On 7 March the group discussed Weeping Suzannah by Alona Kimhi (Abacus 2002), a funny and moving story of obsession and human frailty in the melting pot of modern Israel.

Sunday, 29 February 2004

Jewish Book Week presented two opportunities to experience a reading group. Hosted by author Shelley Weiner.

On 29 February the group discussed Conspiracy of Paper by David Liss (Abacus 2001), a tale of finance, murder and religion set in 18th century Jewish London.

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Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Video

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