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Gabriel Josipovici in conversation with Bryan Cheyette

Gabriel Josipovici

04/03/2007 10:45 am

Gabriel Josipovici has been publishing fiction and criticism for close to forty years. Last year saw the publication of a substantial volume of essays, The Singer on the Shore and of a work of fiction, Everything Passes. He spoke to Bryan Cheyette about his life, work and his two most recent books at the time.

Gabriel Josipovici

Gabriel Josipovici was born in Nice in 1940 and lived in Egypt from 1945 to 1956. He read English at Oxford and taught at the University of Sussex from 1963 to 1998. He is the author of sixteen novels, four collections of stories, numerous radio and stage plays, and several critical books. His study of the Bible, The Book of God, came out in 1988, and Carcanet will publish his latest novel, Hotel Andromeda, in May 2014.

Bryan Cheyette

Bryan Cheyette is Chair in Modern Literature at the University of Reading. He is the editor or author of nine books and is completing Diasporas of the Mind: Literature and Race after the Holocaust. He is also the co-editor of volume VII of the Oxford History of the Novel in English on the British and Irish novel, 1940-present, and reviews contemporary fiction for the TLS, The Independent and Tthe Guardian.