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.
18 October 2013 05:53 PM
Nothing fires the imagination like railways
11 October 2013 05:24 PM
The less nosing around in your body you allow the better you are likely to be for it
04 October 2013 05:25 PM
In overvaluing work that is not ‘antic’ we are implicity devaluing the work that was
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?
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Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
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Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
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