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Desert Island Books: Howard Jacobson

Howard Jacobson, Vanessa Feltz

09/03/2003 8:00 pm
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In a light-hearted and often hilarious finale to Book Week 2003, Howard Jacobson, acclaimed novelist and master of irreverent comedy, revealed to Vanessa Feltz the Jewish books he would take with him to that mythical desert island. Along the way he discussed his life and work with his customary biting wit.

Howard Jacobson


Howard Jacobson is a multi-award-winning writer of 13 novels and five works of non-fiction, as well as a regular contributor to major newspapers and journals, including a regular column for The Independent. He won the Man Booker Prize for The Finkler Question.

Vanessa Feltz

Vanessa Feltz is a journalist, writer and broadcaster. She presents a radio show every weekday afternoon on BBC London 94.9.