Out-Of-Festival Archive

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

Jonathan Safran Foer, Chair: Hephzibah Anderson
Sunday, 28 May 2017 - 9:00pm

Here I Am is a dazzling and original American family novel for our times, exploring what it means to be human and questioning how we claim our own identities with compassion and creativity, confirming author Jonathan Safran Foer’s place as one of today’s most important writers.

Eli Goldstone, Olivia Sudjic, Chair: Lucy Scholes
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 8:00pm

Passion and possession are the prevailing themes in the stunning debut novels from Eli Goldstone and Olivia Sudjic. They discussed their work with journalist Lucy Scholes. We were delighted to present this event in partnership with Second Home's bookshop Libreria, just off Brick Lane.

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Jonathan Safran Foer discusses his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.