London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Events Archive

Jonathan Safran Foer, Chair: Hephzibah Anderson
Sunday, 28 May 2017 - 9:00pm

Here I Am is a dazzling and original American family novel for our times, exploring what it means to be human and questioning how we claim our own identities with compassion and creativity, confirming author Jonathan Safran Foer’s place as one of today’s most important writers.

Eli Goldstone, Olivia Sudjic, Chair: Lucy Scholes
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 8:00pm

Passion and possession are the prevailing themes in the stunning debut novels from Eli Goldstone and Olivia Sudjic. They discussed their work with journalist Lucy Scholes. We were delighted to present this event in partnership with Second Home's bookshop Libreria, just off Brick Lane.

Bernard-Henri Lévy, Chair: Philippe Sands
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 8:00pm

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT

The George Webber Memorial Evening

Jacqui Dankworth, Oli Hayhurst, Maureen Lipman, Jeremy Robson, Art Themen, Charlie Wood
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 8:00pm

A lively evening of jazz, blues, poetry and classic melodies featuring Jacqui Dankworth, Oli Hayhurst, Jeremy Robson, Art Themen and Charlie Wood.

Richard Aronowitz, John Steinberg, Chair: Jenni Frazer
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 8:00pm

This event took place on Sunday 5 March 2017 as part of Jewish Book Week 2017. To watch a video of this event, click here.

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Video

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