Jewish Book Week 2023 Saturday 25 February - Sunday 05 March | Tickets now on sale

Claudia Kalb

Clau­dia Kalb is an award-win­ning jour­nal­ist who blends biog­ra­phy, sci­ence, and first­hand report­ing to illu­mi­nate the lives of great minds. Spark builds on a series of cov­er sto­ries she wrote for Nation­al Geo­graph­ic about the ori­gins of genius. Her first book, Andy Warhol Was a Hoard­er: Inside the Minds of His­to­ry’s Great Per­son­al­i­ties, was a New York Times bestseller.
JBW 2022 Digipass
Jewish Book Week Digi-Pass gives access to all eight KPlayer (online streaming) events for £39.50. Including: Mourning & Evening – Monday 28 February 1pm GMT From burials to sitting shiva, join the authors of two intriguing new books on how Jewish communities mark death. Nessa Rapoport, author of Preparing for Sabbath and A Women’s Book of Grieving, returns with Evening: A Novel, with a Jewish family mourning the death of one of two sisters. ...
Spark: How Genius Ignites
What are the origins of genius? How do luck, failure, personality and serendipity play into the arc of discovery? And why do some people reach extraordinary creative heights early in life while others achieve greatness decades later? New York Times bestseller Claudia Kalb joins us live from the US to answer these questions and more, as in her latest book Spark, via the lives of 13 extraordinary individuals, from child prodgies Shirley Temple, Yo-Yo Ma and Pablo Picasso to th...