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Thursday, 19 October 2017

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!

Thursday, 19 October 2017

While you're waiting for the JBW 2018 programme to be released, why not try one of these events from our friends at JW3?

Grand Hotel Abyss: Exploring the Frankfurt School

Thursday 26th October

8pm, £10

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Take advantage of our huge library of free audio talks by subscribing to our podcast feed. 

Thursday, 15 June 2017

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.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Jewish Book Week speaker Naomi Alderman has won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017 for her fourth novel, The Power, it was announced last night.

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