Chair: Jenni Frazer
Novelist, essayist and playwright A.B. Yehoshua has been dubbed, together with Amos Oz and David Grossman ‘one of the three tenors of Israeli literature’. Hear this literary titan present his latest novel exploring identity, ageing, family, secrets and spies.
Sponsored by the Jerusalem Foundation
Born in Jerusalem in 1936, A.B. Yehoshua is the author of twelve novels, a collection of short stories, and several plays and volumes of essays. One of Israel’s top novelists, he has won prizes worldwide. An outspoken critic of both Israeli and Palestinian politics, A.B. Yehoshua continues to speak and work for peace.
Jenni Frazer has had an award-winning career in journalism for over 30 years, where she has performed nearly every kind of role, from news reporter to bureau chief, from editing and commissioning, to running a team of reporters. She has interviewed many major celebrities and been a media commentator on UK radio and TV, including News 24 and The World Tonight for the BBC.