Events 2006

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Children of the Ghetto

26/02/2006 - 2:00 pm

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Children of the Ghetto is Israel Zangwill’s epic tale of Jewish life in London, published in1892, describing both the poverty of the East End and...
Mike Leigh in conversation with Mark Lawson

26/02/2006 - 1:45 pm

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Maverick director and writer Mike Leigh has had a huge impact on British cinema and theatre. Salford born, he loves to describe ordinary lives, achieving a b...
Bar Mitzvah Disco

26/02/2006 - 1:45 pm

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Remember your bar mitzvah? Not the important religious rite of passage but the party! This is what the authors of The Bar Mitzvah Disco hav...
Angelina Ballerina

26/02/2006 - 12:45 pm

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Little girls put on their tutus and enjoyed a fun afternoon with Katherine Hollabird.


To Know the Other from Within

25/02/2006 - 3:15 pm

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In a mental climate such as this, the very act of writing a story or a poem – even if you’re not at that moment writing about “the situ...
Reading Group: Imre Kertesz

05/02/2006 - 4:15 pm

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Fatelessness, the title of Imre Kertesz’s novel, refers to what he calls “the dreary trap of linearity”. Having to accept one event after the ...
The Art of the Graphic Novel: Marion Baraitser, Steve Marchant & Corinne Pearlman

05/02/2006 - 2:30 pm

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At the intersection of literature and art, the blending of high satire and low caricature, the graphic novel is an elusive genre. Propelled to new heights by...
Imre Kertesz in conversation with Evi Blaikie

05/02/2006 - 12:00 pm

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“Nothing has happened since Auschwitz that could reverse or refute Auschwitz. In my writingsthe Holocaust could never be present in the past t...
Night and Fog and the Holocaust in Cinema

25/01/2006 - 3:15 pm

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Night and Fog and the Holocaust in Cinema ...
Thou Shalt Not Kill

05/03/2005 - 3:45 pm

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Who better than a thriller writer to explore the sixth commandment? Sara Paretsky launched her new book Fire Sale, which takes V I Warshawsk...