Out-Of-Festival Archive

Jonny Berliner and Abi Symons, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, Emma Carroll, Irving Finkel, Raphael Honigstein, Judith Kerr
Sunday, 28 January 2018 - 1:00pm

Jewish Book Week and JW3 bring you Bookniks, our very own children’s book festival. Join us for a fun filled afternoon of stories, craft, puppetry, a touch of Tu B’Shvat (The Jewish New Year for Trees) and some of the most exciting children’s writers around.


Sigrid Rausing, Chair: Philippe Sands, Tuke Hall, Regent's College
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 8:00pm

Sigrid Rausing's memoir, Mayhem, is both extraordinarily honest and exquisitely written. Rausing tells the story of her brother's addiction and her sister-in-law's death with a painterly expertise that goes way beyond the headlines.

Joshua Levine, Chair: Jason Solomons
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 - 8:30pm

Dunkirk: The History behind the Major Motion Picture is told by Joshua Levine, the historical advisor to Christopher Nolan, in its full, sweeping context. Topping the Sunday Times bestseller list, Levine’s is a  riveting true account of the soldiers, airmen and civilians involved in the nine-day event in 1940, that has passed into legend.

Robert Harris, Chair: Mark Lawson
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 - 7:00pm

Celebrating the publication of his latest book, Munich, award-winning, bestselling author Robert Harris was in conversation with Mark Lawson at a special Out Of Festival JBW event. Munich is a spy thriller about treason and conscience, loyalty and betrayal, filled with real-life characters – Hitler, Chamberlain, Mussolini, Daladier – and actua

Nicole Krauss, Chair: AD Miller
Thursday, 31 August 2017 - 7:00pm

Nicole Krauss, the award-winning, bestselling author of The History of Love and Great House discussed her keenly anticipated new novel, Forest Dark, an achingly beautiful tale of metamorphosis and self-realisation about two lost souls who travel to Israel in search of escape and renewal, with A.D. Miller


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