Howard Jacobson

Howard Jacobson appears in the following:

American Icons: Superman

Thursday, April 06, 2017

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

Giving Voice to Shylock in Present-Day London

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Award-winning author Howard Jacobson created Shylock's modern counterpart in his latest novel, a 21st century take on "The Merchant of Venice." 

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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.


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.


More from Howard Jacobson

Friday, March 30, 2007

Hear Howard Jacobson read from Kalooki Nights.