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JBW speakers commended in US National Book Awards

11 January 2017 - 6:32pm -- miranda

JBW speakers commended in US National Book Awards

Wednesday, January 11, 2017by JBW

Festival speakers Sarit Yishai-Levi, Ezra Glinter, Philippe Sands and Michael Chabon are all honoured in the US National Jewish Book Awards

Michael Chabon, winner of JBC’s Modern Literary Achievement Award for his general contribution to modern Jewish literature, including his most recent work, Moonglow

Ezra Glinter, finalist in Anthologies and Collections for his work Have I Got A Story for You

Sarit Yishai-Levi, finalist for The Debby and Ken Miller Award (the Book Club Award) for The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem

Philippe Sands, finalist for the Gerrard and Ella Berman Memorial Award for History for East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity