London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Out-Of-Festival Archive

Claire Freedman, Emily Grossman, David Solomons, Andy Stanton
Sunday, 29 January 2017 - 1:45pm

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 and some of the most exciting children's writers around. Each session costs £4 per adult or child, unless otherwise stated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for all sessions.

Thomas L. Friedman , Chair: Ned Temko
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 1:00pm

JBW, together with JW3, was delighted to present Thomas L. Friedman, to celebrate the launch of his latest book, Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving In the Age of Accelerations. 

Watch the video of this event.

Alexandra Shulman, Chair: Miriam González Durántez
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 8:30pm

Alexandra Shulman has edited British Vogue for 24 years, steering the magazine through some of its most exciting and tumultuous times. She now tells the story of its centenary year.

Alex Bellos
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 7:00pm

In an entertaining evening of puzzles and problems that kept everyone their toes, Alex Bellos challenged the audience, who ranged from 9 to 90, to solve mathematical brainteasers from down the ages. 

 

Michael Chabon, Chair: Alex Clark
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 12:00pm

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay and The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Michael Chabon’s new book is a literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure – and the forces that work to destroy us.

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Video

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