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Past Events

Past EventsWednesday, February 26

Event Cancelled - Adam Mansbach Go the F*** To Sleep

Adam Mansbach
chair: Tracy-Ann Oberman

Unfortunately, Adam Mansbach is no longer able to come to the festival, and so this event has been cancelled. Jewish Book Week will be scheduling a replacement event to be announced in the next few days.

Adam Mansbach’s 'children’s book for adults' Go The F*** To Sleep, a viral sensation and #1 New York Times bestseller, has been translated into 40 languages and is being turned into a feature film. Mansbach, who writes often about race and identity as well as family, makes a rare UK appearance to discuss his surprise hit and other works including The End of the Jews.

Adam Mansbach is author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Go the F***to Sleep, The End of the Jews and Angry Black White Boy. He won numerous awards. He lives in Berkeley, California and is currently adapting children’s classic The Pushcart War for the screen. His latest book The Dead Run is a thriller and published by HarperVoyager in the US.

Tracy-Ann Oberman is a stage and screen actor, playwright and writer. Recent credits include Doctor Who, Monroe, Friday Night Dinner, Eastenders and Give Out Girls. Many theatre credits include The National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, West End and Hampstead Theatre. She has written radio plays for BBC Radio 4, won the BBC2 Greenlight Comedy Award, co-adapted Chekhov's Three Sisters for Liverpool Everyman and is a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines.

To buy books featured in this event please click hereTen per cent of all sale proceeds will go to Jewish Book Week, supporting the festival for future years.

 

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