This lecture is being recorded by BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking for broadcast on July 12 at 10pm and will be available as a BBC Arts and Ideas podcast.
Howard Jacobson won the Man Booker Prize in 2010 for The Finkler Question and was shortlisted for J in 2014. He is a novelist, critic and broadcaster.
Jacobson is the author of six works of non-fiction and 15 novels, including his latest, Pussy. From 1998 to 2016, he was a columnist for The Independent. A second collection of his columns – The Dog's Last Walk and Other Pieces – has just been published. Jacobson was born in Manchester and now lives in London.
For ages 16+.
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