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.
14 June 2013 06:23 PM
If you don’t want agency geeks nosing into what you put online, then don’t put it there
07 June 2013 04:45 PM
As young readers we probably wouldn’t have said that the best books are inclusive in a way that transcends skin colour, religion or ethnic identity, but we knew they were
31 May 2013 04:05 PM
In what other context, these days, do we allow people to tell us we have it coming?
24 May 2013 04:40 PM
All things considered, calling someone a "swivel-eyed loon" isn't so bad
17 May 2013 04:59 PM
Why is Israel alone of all offending countries to be boycotted? Perhaps because it's that offending country which also just happens to be Jewish?
10 May 2013 04:23 PM
The climactic moments of Broadchurch and Mad Men are among the least enjoyable
19 April 2013 05:43 PM
Only addiction can explain tweeting, an activity that appears to be so without sensual satisfaction in itself, but whose side effects are so damaging
12 April 2013 04:18 PM
Today it’s the banker to whom we capitulate, on pain of his taking his talents somewhere else
05 April 2013 05:56 PM
It's beginning to look like a horrible nature fires the creative spark
29 March 2013 04:34 PM
We are told we must protect an advocate of violence from torture in his birth country
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
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