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Past Events

Past EventsSunday, February 21

The Great A B: The Extra

A B Yehoshua
Oliver Kamm

AB Yehoshua is as creative, humorous and provocative as ever in The Extra, exploring themes familiar to him of love, family relationships and artistic ambitions, set mainly in an ever-changing Jerusalem. Journalist Oliver Kamm chairs. 
 
AB Yehoshua is a leading Israeli author and social and cultural commentator. The recipient of many prizes, including The National Jewish Book Award, he was shortlisted for the first ever International Man Booker. Pushkin Children's Books has recently published his critically acclaimed retelling of Dostoyevsky’s classic The Story of Crime and Punishment.   
 
Oliver Kamm is a British journalist and writer. Since 2008 he has been a leader writer and columnist for The Times. His book on grammar, Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English Usage, was published in 2015.
 
In association with the New Israel Fund and Halban Publishers.                                                                      
 

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