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.
24 April 2015 04:53 PM
Leaned on by Turkey and understandably wary of false equivalences – for not every death is a massacre, and not every war is genocidal – Israel connives in denial
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...
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
Rupert Murdoch berated Sun journalists for not doing enough to attack Ed Miliband and stop him winning the general election
- 1 Sofyen Belamouadden murder: The inside story of a crime that horrified Britain
- 2 How to turn off/stop 'seen by' on Facebook: Disable it to make your chats seem less passive aggressive
- 3 Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
- 4 'We're not heroes, just tourists': Swedish police officers on holiday stop vicious assault on New York subway
- 5 Buckingham Palace guard who attacked passers-by in 'most most violent piece of CCTV footage' police officer had seen walks free