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Past Events

Past EventsWednesday, February 27

Jewish Quarterly -Wingate Prize for Jewish Literature

The judges of the 2013 prize, Diana Reich, Artistic Director of Charleston Festivals; Hephzibah Anderson, book columnist and author; Clive Lawton, educator, writer and broadcaster;  Sam Leith, journalist and author, discussed and presented the best in Jewish fiction and non-fiction from 2012. 

Shalom Auslander was announced as the winner of the prestigious £4,000 Award for fiction and non-fiction and joins an illustrious list of past winners including David Grossman, Howard Jacobson, Amos Oz, W G Sebald and Zadie Smith.

The shortlist was:

Hope: A Tragedy by Shalom Auslander  (Macmillan)

Swimming Home by Deborah Levy  (And Other Stories/Faber)

 Scenes from Village Life by Amos Oz  (Chatto)

Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick  (Atlantic)

The Road to the Apocalypse by Stanley and Munro Price  (Notting Hill Editions)

On the Eve by Bernard Wasserstein  (Profile).

 

 

Photograph: Clare Park

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