Anita Diamant is a prizewinning journalist. She is the author of three bestselling novels, The Red Tent,Good Harbour and The Last Days of Dogtown. She has also written six books about contemporary jewish practice and a collection of essays, Pitching My Tent.
Day after Night
The author of the Red Tent told us about her new mesmerising new novel, Day after Night, a story of friendship set in a camp in Palestine between four women who each has her own tale to tell of surviving the war in a different European country. She also spoke about the significance of Judaism in her life.
Sex, Lies and Regal Japes; The story of Esther, the sex-crazed king and his evil counsellor
A Purim Spiel, with a contemporary twist, bringing a little bit of Persia to Bloomsbury, with a backbeat of Iranian rhythms and all hosted by our favourite modern-day Sheherazade, David Schneider. Unmasking the Book of Esther we revealed the story behind the story of Purim, hatching all-new conspiracy theories and, in the spirit of the festival, blurring boundaries between good and evil, sacred and profane. Bringing the world of inversions, masks and hidden meanings to life was our all-star c...