Siblings and others
Angela Kiverstein's round up of this month's children's books
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Town and country, turmoil and crime
Making it again
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Anthony Horowitz: Alex Rider's return
A Jewish-Asian love affair
The thinking man’s anti-Zionist
Boys — irritatingly — will always be boys
For George Steiner a Jew is “someone who, when reading a book, pencil in hand, is convinced he will write a better one”. Gerald Jacobs enjoys a book which captures Steiner's compelling conversations.
My refugee book inspired by two batmitzvahs
Sita Brahmachari's new book links the Jewish refugee experience with the present day
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Grossman wins Man Booker International Prize
The £50,000 prize is shared with the book’s English translator, Jessica Cohen
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
VI Warshawski goes to Kansas
Sara Paretsky's PI heroine is still a refreshing read, 18 books on, says Alan Montague
Translators come out of the shadows
Two Israeli novels are up for the Man Booker International Prize. Susan Reuben spoke to translators Jessica Cohen and Nicholas de Lange.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Football’s greatest comeback
David Bolchover's new book examines the life and legacy of legendary football coach Bela Guttmann
Friday, June 2, 2017
A Jewish country life
'Better one day in London than a thousand years with the sheep' says a character in Amanda Craig's new novel - and he's (half) Jewish. But does he represent a truthful stereotype?
Cacophony and community, psalms and honey
Owen Lowery reviews two collections of poetry
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Flowers, violence and resistance
Peter Lawson reviews four recent verse collections
Refugee roots link past and present
Jonathan Dean grew up in leafy Surrey, but his grandfather and great-grandfather were refugees. His new book delves into his family history of migration and persecution.
Friday, May 26, 2017
Angela Kiverstein's monthly round up of children's books
Monday, May 22, 2017
German seeds of tumult
Victor Klemperer's diary of Munich in 1919 is a dramatic, insightful and chilling account of the roots of the Second World War, says Julia Neuberger
A Hampstead tale of blended families
There aren't quite as many Jews in Francesca Segal's second novel as her first, but Jennifer Lipman still finds plenty that's familiar
He writes books for adults and children, television and plays. "It’s nice to be writing after 47 books and realising I’m not drying up, I’m getting better,” Anthony Horowitz tells Angela Kiverstein.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Lies, damned lies — and relationships
Two very different novels, both about secrets and betrayal.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Wham, bam, hit your man
Anne Garvey enjoys an electrifying feminist tale of the future
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