Julia Pascal

Julia Pascal is a playwright and theatre director. She was the first woman director at The National Theatre and has produced plays in London, New York and Europe. She has also worked as an actor and journalist. Pascal teaches Writing at New York University. Awards include a Leverhulme Scholarship. Her plays are published by Oberon Books and Faber. www.juliapascal.org,www.pascal-theatre.com, www.secretlisteners.com.
Zeruya Shalev The Remains of Love
The writing of best-selling Israeli author Zeruya Shalev has earned her multiple prizes and many adoring fans around the world. Shalev comes to Jewish Book Week to discuss her latest novel The Remains of Love – at once a meditation on the state of modern Israel and a profound exploration of family yearning, compromise and the insistent pull of the past. Hemda Horovitz is nearing the end of her life. As she lies in bed in Jerusalem, the present flickers in and out and memories fro...