Festival 2019 Saturday 02 March - Sunday 10 March | Tickets now on sale

Rohan Silva

Rohan Silva, former special advisor to the UK Prime Minister and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Index Ventures, is one of the cofounders of Second Home.

The Curious Case of Being Human

We believe we are exceptional, but is there really anything special about humans that makes us different from other animals? In this entertaining tour of life on Earth, scientist and broadcaster Dr Adam Rutherford’s The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us examines what, if anything, sets us apart in the animal kingdom.

Sponsored by Robin and Hanna Klein

Being Women and Being Human
Double Bill Offer: Book for the Jewish Book Week events in Hall Two and Hall One tonight – ‘The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion: Sharp!’ at 7pm and ‘The Curious Case of Being Human’ at 8.30pm – for the special price of £24. At 7pm, Michelle Dean and Rachel Cooke examine the lives and work of women like Doroth Parker, Hannah Arendt, Susan Sontag and Nora Ephron, whose precision of thought and writing cut through the attitudes of their time. At 8...