Howard Jacobson

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Israel's West Bank plans condemned by leading British Jewish figures
Simon Schama and Sir Malcolm Rifkind among those warning that annexation ‘would have grave consequences’ for Palestinians

Harriet Sherwood

05, Jun, 2020 @10:49 AM

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Howard Jacobson: 'A feelgood Holocaust exploits the dead and demeans the living'
It once felt impious just to mention Auschwitz. Now, 75 years after its liberation, the death camp has spawned a literary subgenre – and Hitler is in Oscar-nominated comedy Jojo Rabbit. Are we betraying the dead?

Howard Jacobson

23, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Live a Little by Howard Jacobson review – wonderful
Love blossoms between two London ninetysomethings in this beautifully observed comic novel

Tim Adams

08, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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On my radar: Howard Jacobson’s cultural highlights
The novelist on John Malkovich’s latest stage foray, what he’d like printed on a T-shirt and the allure of mince and potatoes

Howard Jacobson

07, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner review – smart, funny story of love and sex
A New York journalist’s debut recalls Franzen or Roth – but is much more than just another wannabe Great American Novel

Katy Guest

29, Jun, 2019 @6:30 AM

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Live a Little by Howard Jacobson review – the torments of desire
This bitterly funny observation of the terror and humiliations of falling in love in old age shows Jacobson on fine form

Alex Clark

28, Jun, 2019 @6:30 AM

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'The problem is the reader': Howard Jacobson says the novel is not dead
Writer laments short attention spans and decline of nuanced criticism in age of social media

Sian Cain

07, Jul, 2018 @4:51 PM

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What it is like to win the Booker prize, by Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantel, Peter Carey and more
As the Man Booker prize turns 50 and readers vote for their favourite ever recipient, novelists reveal the highs (and lows) of winning ‘the Oscar’ of the literary world

Hilary Mantel, Julian Barnes Margaret Atwood, Howard Jacobson, Anne Enright, Peter Carey, Marlon James Pat Barker, John Banville, Penelope Lively, Ben Okri and DBC Pierre

30, Jun, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Howard Jacobson: ‘Jews know what antisemitism is and what it isn’t. To invent it would be a sacrilege’
I still think Britain is a fine country to be a Jew in. But it is as though I now live in the shadow of an unseen enemy

Howard Jacobson

07, Apr, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Howard Jacobson on Manchester: ‘I lack its passion for football and Noel Gallagher’
The author celebrates the mirth and raucousness of the city that shaped him, and explains why he feels like a fraud when he calls himself Mancunian

Howard Jacobson

17, Mar, 2018 @10:00 AM

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The Meyerowitz Stories is an excruciating watch if you aspire to make great art
The Meyerowitz Stories and Maudie offer two portraits of an artist. I know which I’d rather hang on my wall

Howard Jacobson

13, Jan, 2018 @7:59 AM

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Let no one tell you that Manchester is a long way from Sicily | Howard Jacobson
‘Come on our patch playing Greensleeves again and you’ll end up in a wafer,’ I was warned by an Italian ice-cream family in the 50s

Howard Jacobson

06, Jan, 2018 @8:00 AM

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