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Out-Of-Festival Archive

Tony Leon, John Carlin
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - 6:45pm

Tony Leon is a well-known politician in South Africa who was an active participant in the constitutional negotiations which led to the birth of a democratic South Africa.  After retirement from parliament, where he was leader of the opposition, he became what he calls “an accidental ambassador” in South America.

Rachel Kolsky
Sunday, 8 September 2013 - 11:00am

Rachel Kolsky took us on a tour of Hackney and Dalston to discover its associations with some of the Jewish writers who found inspiration from the diverse communities of London's East End.

Rebecca Solnit, Chair: Jane Shilling
Monday, 3 June 2013 - 7:00pm

In a one-off Jewish Book Week event with Kings Place during the year, we helped American public intellectual Rebecca Solnit launch a new book, The Faraway Nearby

Yehuda Koren, Eilat Negev
Sunday, 17 March 2013 - 8:00pm

Master biographers Eilat Negev and Yehuda Koren spoke about their new book, Giants- the Seven Dwarfs of Auschwitz, at Bowden Synagogue, Manchester on 17 March 2013.

Natasha Solomons
Wednesday, 3 February 2010 - 3:15pm

We were some of the first to discover brilliant debut novelist Natasha Solomons (a few weeks before her novel hits the bookstores) and hear the heart-warming story of a man desperate to be accepted by English society and… their golf clubs in post-war Britain.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.