Howard Jacobson in conversation with Peter Florence
The seriously funny writer, our greatest British Jewish novelist, spoke to Peter Florence about literature, comedy, Jewishness and much more. The conversation was witty, thought provoking and a fitting finale to JBW 07.
In association with The Independent
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.
Peter Florence is co-founder and director of Hay Festival, which has been coined “the Woodstock of the mind” by Bill Clinton. He and his team now direct cultural festivals worldwide.