A special tribute to the great Israeli noveliest Aharon Appelfeld, who died on 4th January, has been added to the 2018 programme in recognition of his life and works.
Writer David Herman will discuss Appelfeld's life and legacy in the free Fringe event, taking place at 1.30pm on Sunday 11th March in the Limehouse Room at Kings Place.
Congratulations to 2018 festival authors Eshkol Nevo, Sara Hirschhorn, Jeremy Dauber and Lewis Glinert, all of whom are finalists in the 2017 National Jewish Book Awards.
Kapka Kassabova, who will be speaking on her stunning new book, Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe, has won Scottish Book of the Year at the Saltire Literary Awards
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.