Celebrated novelist Howard Jacobson's most recent novel is '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. Recent television programmes such as Jesus the Jew and Creation have also been widely admired.
27 September 2013 06:06 PM
In these mass killings, it is the deaths of lovers that grieve me most
20 September 2013 06:14 PM
First the marathon runner and now the cyclist have commandeered our space. In this they have support at the highest level
13 September 2013 05:08 PM
I like the US President for his refusal to refusal to take an absolute stance
06 September 2013 04:01 PM
The difference is that Bale stood up and delivered his speech in public
30 August 2013 06:05 PM
It’s hard not to suspect, from the pitch of their voices, that those who rail against our going in today are the very people who railed against our staying out yesterday
23 August 2013 07:20 PM
The treacherous cut a dash in ethics as well as style, risking everything for principle
16 August 2013 05:33 PM
The question shouldn't be why do you grow a beard - but why do you shave?
09 August 2013 03:29 PM
I broke the first commandment of an English summer: do not beg for cold
02 August 2013 03:17 PM
If we blame the medium for everything, must we charge the toaster for inciting lust?
26 July 2013 05:02 PM
The old make for far more stimulating company than the young
Apple's Tim Cook: Business isn’t just about making profit
Thousands of young people forced to go without food after benefits wrongly stopped under 'draconian' new sanctions regime
Ukraine crisis: New navy chief 'defects' and surrenders Crimean HQ as Putin claims ultranationalists forced intervention
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Ukraine crisis: Russia dismisses '3am ultimatum' as 'total nonsense'
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
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