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.
01 May 2015 05:43 PM
Raffaele Candilio worked above a Chinese importer of waving cats in Soho, and had the manners of a gentleman of another time and place
24 April 2015 04:53 PM
What were the motives that drove Franz Werfel?
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
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
Indonesia executions live: 'Hysterical' families heard prisoners being shot dead by firing squad
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
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