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Howard Jacobson

Howard Jacobson appears in the following:

American Icons: Superman

Friday, May 31, 2013

Kurt Andersen goes up, up and away with Superman and finds out why "The Man of Steel" remains as popular and elusive as ever.

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Guest Picks: Howard Jacobson

Friday, April 01, 2011

Novelist Howard Jacobson stopped by the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about his Man Booker Prize-winning book, The Finkler Question. He shared a few of his favorite things with us.

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Novelist Howard Jacobson

Friday, April 01, 2011

Howard Jacobson talks about his novel, The Finkler Question, winner of the 2010 Man Booker Prize, about the long friendship between a BBC producer, Jewish philosopher, and their former teacher. It’s a tale of friendship and loss, exclusion and belonging, and the wisdom and humanity of maturity, and an examination of what it means to be Jewish.

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Kalooki Nights

Friday, March 30, 2007

Kurt Andersen talks to Howard Jacobson about his new darkly comic novel Kalooki Nights. Jacobson, also a columnist for the London daily The Independent, says the novel is not unlike his own childhood, growing up Jewish in a postwar British suburb.

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More from Howard Jacobson

Friday, March 30, 2007

Hear Howard Jacobson read from Kalooki Nights.

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