Celebrated novelist Howard Jacobson's most recent novel is Man Booker-nominated 'J'. He has also written 'The Finkler Question', published to great acclaim in 2010. An acerbic critic and broadcaster with a passion for literature and art, he is known for his ebullient wit.
Introducing an unexpected voice to the election hubbub: Molly Bloom of Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ interprets the campaign so far...
17 April 2015 04:54 PM
Finally, a welcome break from the incomprehensible views of our so-called experts
10 April 2015 05:54 PM
The period we are living through will come to be known as the Great Garrulousness
03 April 2015 06:38 PM
Should one side persuade others to their point of view, or do they only want to listen to the reverberations of their own outrage?
20 March 2015 05:26 PM
Why is there so much rage on our streets? Look no further than the bitter passwordless
13 March 2015 04:47 PM
His owner had a gravity that was the mirror image of his. Between them existed all that was serious in life
I was a timid, kind, gentle-natured child, later to be spurned and humiliated – in short, the perfect terrorist-in-waiting
06 March 2015 06:40 PM
Considering how often girls rejected me, it remains a mystery that I didn’t end up decapitating on what’s called an industrial scale
14 February 2015 06:43 PM
Thanks to George Galloway, I've been taken back to an age where a touch could electrify – and sex was still a serious business
There’s something tedious about the endless desire to win, whether it’s on the tennis court or the battlefield
06 February 2015 05:02 PM
In children, we call a refusal to lose a fault of temper. It shows an unsocialised nature
30 January 2015 06:44 PM
And as for being on the receiving end of a dazzling smile from Kylie Minogue...
Try ‘and’ instead of ‘but’ and you’ll find that America and Israel are not to blame for all the world’s atrocities
23 January 2015 05:25 PM
The ‘But Brigade’ has turned its monosyllabic screw until cartoonists become complicit in their own demise
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Katie Hopkins on LBC: Listen to caller taking The Sun columnist to task over migrant comments
- 1 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 2 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor David Dinsmore reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 3 Parma, Missouri: 80 per cent of town's police quit after first black mayor is elected
- 4 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'
- 5 Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected