JBW author David Bolchover has been shortlisted for the 2017 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for his book The Greatest Comeback: From Genocide to Football Glory, published by Biteback Publishing.
Two authors speaking at JBW 2018 appear on the shortlist for the Baillie Gifford prize for Non-Fiction; Simon Schama, for his Belonging: The Story of the Jews, 1492 – 1900; and and Kapka Kassabova for her Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe.
Congratulations and good luck to all the shortlisted writers!
Jewish Book Week speaker David Grossman was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his novel, A Horse Walks Into a Bar at a ceremony last night at the Victoria & Albert Museum. The novel was translated by Jessica Cohen and is published by Jonathan Cape.