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Actors Kirsty Jackson and Andrei Costin in rehearsal.
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Novelist Miriam Halahmy: Adapting isn't always easy

Miriam Halahmy's novel for teenagers Hidden is to be a play. But how would it feel, handing it over to a playwright?

Miriam Halahmy

Yesterday, 13:26

Novelist Miriam Halahmy: Adapting isn't always easy
  • Dorit in her twenties.
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    Hidden child to pop star

    Dorit Oliver-Wolff's amazing life story includes hiding from the Nazis as a child, being a teenage belly dancer, and achieving pop stardom in post war Germany. She told Anthea Gerrie about her memoir.

    Anthea Gerrie

    Thursday, February 23, 2017

    Hidden child to pop star
  • Heidi Kingstone
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    Kabul in stilettoes

    She reported from war zones, but always looked glam. Anthea Gerrie met the journalist they called 'Heidi High Heels'

    Anthea Gerrie

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    Kabul in stilettoes
  • Amy Rosenthal
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    Booked up: judging the JQ Wingate prize

    Playwright Amy Rosenthal agreed to judge this year's JQ Wingate Prize. That meant reading 70 books in two months.

    Amy Rosenthal

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    Booked up: judging the JQ Wingate prize
  • Israel's longest serving Prime Minister.
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    What does 
Bibi want?

    Benjamin Netanyahu did the rounds of foreign leaders this week, making Israel’s case and defending his settlement policy. But what drives the Israeli leader? According to one political writer and academic, for Bibi, survival is everything.

    J P O'Malley

    Thursday, February 9, 2017

    What does 
Bibi want?
  • Michael Chabon
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    Michael Chabon's salt beef stories

    One of America's leading writers has written one of his most Jewish books. David Herman interviewed Michael Chabon over salt beef and latkes.

    David Herman

    Friday, January 27, 2017

    Michael Chabon's salt beef stories
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    Book review: Denial, by Deborah Lipstadt

    To coincide with the release of Mick Jackson's film Denial, the book that sparked the story has been republished in a new edition.

    Robert Low

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    Book review: Denial, by Deborah Lipstadt
  • Samantha Ellis
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    Anne: the least-known Bronte

    Samantha Ellis's new book argues that Anne Bronte is as worthy of praise as either of her sisters.

    Jennifer Lipman

    Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Anne: the least-known Bronte
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    Lies and truth

    It's a good year for YA thrillers

    Angela Kiverstein

    Monday, January 16, 2017

    Lies and truth
  • Spielberg's classic: Schindler's List
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    Spielberg's story

    A fascinating new biography of the man who made ET and Schindler's List.

    Anne Joseph

    Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Spielberg's story
  • Books

    Selling books without borders

    Most great books transcend their national setting and language and can speak to people anywhere, says Adam Freudenheim. Its a statement on which hes staked his future.

    Nadine Wojakovski

    Friday, January 6, 2017

    Selling books without borders