Zoe Strimpel

Zoe Strimpel is an author, broadcaster and historian of gender in Modern Britain. She is a flagship columnist for the Sunday Telegraph and co-presents Hyped!, a podcast that unpicks the hype around recent cultural products. She is the author of What the Hell Is He Thinking? All the Questions You Ever Asked About Men Answered (2010), The Man Diet: One Woman’s Quest to End Bad Romance (2012) and Seeking Love in Modern Britain: Gender, Dating and the Rise of 'The Single' (Bloomsbury, 2020).    
Seeking Love in Modern Britain

Zoe Strimpel explores the rise of the dating industry, from 1970 to the present day, revealing how mediated courtship and singleness began in a time long before Tinder.

The Pandemic Century – Online Event
  The last one hundred years, from the Spanish flu of 1918 to Covid-19, has been marked by a succession of unanticipated pandemic alarms. Author Mark Honigsbaum talks about scares, both infamous and less known, combining reportage with the history of science and medical sociology to artfully reconstruct epidemiological mysteries and the ecology of infectious diseases. Buy ...
Lionel Shriver in conversation with Zoe Strimpel
  The Orange Prize winning author of We Need to Talk About Kevin and The Mandibles returns to Jewish Book Week to discuss her career and give a preview of her next novel. Lionel Shriver‘s most recent book The Motion Of The Body Through Space was described as “scabrously funny” by The Guardian; Should We Stay or Should We Go, to be published this summer, takes the brilliant premise of a married couple in their ...
People Love Dead Jews: Dara Horn in conversation
This event is a live broadcast onto the big screen in Hall 2. In-hall tickets are priced at £12.50 At-home streaming tickets can be booked for £9.50 by following this link A two-time National Jewish Book Award winner for her fiction, Dara Horn has also been publishing penetrating essays since she was a teenager, for publications including The New York T...