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Out-Of-Festival Archive

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.

Wednesday, 25 January 2006 - 3:15pm

A special event which marked the publication of Uncovering the Holocaust.

Professor Stephen Frosh
Thursday, 26 May 2005 - 9:30am

Stephen Frosh is Pro-Vice-Master of Birkbeck, with responsibility for Teaching and Learning. His work focuses on the psychological, social and cultural applications of psychoanalytic theory, with particular attention to issues of gender and identity and their relationship to developments in social life.

Andrew White , Chair: Simon Eder
Tuesday, 3 February 2004 - 10:30am

In this session, Andrew White, who was in London, having established The Institute of Religious Tolerance in Iraq, only the week before, reflected on the role of biblical narrative in today's places of conflict in the Middle East. He drew on his own extensive study of the Bible, which included a time at the Karliner Yeshiva in Me'ir Shearim.

Sunday, 15 March 1998 - 12:15pm

Sunday 15 March was the final day of Jewish Book Week 1998. The main festival ran from 8 to 15 March at London's Royal National Hotel. More than 20 challenging and entertaining speakers took part in 16 sessions, presenting arguments and many different points of view. 


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Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Jewish Book Week speaker David Grossman was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his novel, A Horse Walks Into a Bar at a ceremony...
Thursday, 15 June 2017
Jewish Book Week speaker Naomi Alderman has won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017 for her fourth novel, The Power, it was announced...
Thursday, 8 June 2017


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