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Siblings and others

Angela Kiverstein's round up of this month's children's books

Angela Kiverstein

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Siblings and others
  • George Steiner
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    The thinking man’s anti-Zionist

    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.

    Gerald Jacobs

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    The thinking man’s anti-Zionist
  • Sara Paretsky
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    VI Warshawski goes to Kansas

    Sara Paretsky's PI heroine is still a refreshing read, 18 books on, says Alan Montague

    Alan Montague

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    VI Warshawski goes to Kansas
  • Nicholas de Lange
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    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.

    Susan Reuben

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Translators come out of the shadows
  • The victorious Benfica side, twice European champions.
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    Football’s greatest comeback

    David Bolchover's new book examines the life and legacy of legendary football coach Bela Guttmann

    David Bolchover

    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Football’s greatest comeback
  • Amanda Craig
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    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?

    Amanda Craig

    Friday, June 2, 2017

    A Jewish country life
  • Jonathan Dean
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    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.

    Jennifer Lipman

    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Refugee roots link past and present
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    Banana skinned

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    Monday, May 22, 2017

    Banana skinned
  • Victor Klemperer
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    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

    Julia Neuberger

    Monday, May 22, 2017

    German seeds of tumult
  • Francesca Segal: north London nous
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    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

    Jennifer Lipman

    Monday, May 22, 2017

    A Hampstead tale of blended families
  • Anthony Horowitz
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    Anthony Horowitz: Alex Rider's return

    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.

    Angela Kiverstein

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    Anthony Horowitz: Alex Rider's return
  • Naomi Alderman
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    Wham, bam, hit your man

    Anne Garvey enjoys an electrifying feminist tale of the future

    Anne Garvey

    Monday, May 15, 2017

    Wham, bam, hit your man