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Howard Jacobson - Author


An award-winning writer and broadcaster, Howard Jacobson was born in Manchester, brought up in Prestwich and was educated at Stand Grammar School in Whitefield, and Downing College, Cambridge, where he studied under F. R. Leavis. He lectured for three years at the University of Sydney before returning to teach at Selwyn College, Cambridge. His novels include The Mighty Walzer (winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize), Kalooki Nights (longlisted for the Man Booker Prize), the highly acclaimed The Act of Love, the 2010 Man Booker Prize-winning, The Finkler Question and, most recently, Zoo Time. Howard Jacobson lives in Soho, London.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Howard Jacobson

Pussy by Howard Jacobson
Pussy
Howard Jacobson
Prince Fracassus is idle, boastful, thin-skinned and egotistic; has no manners, no curiosity, no knowledge, no idea and no words in which to express them. Could he, in that case, be the very leader to make the country great again?
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017
Shylock is My Name The Merchant of Venice Retold by Howard Jacobson
Shylock is My Name The Merchant of Venice Retold
Howard Jacobson
Howard Jacobson's version of The Merchant of Venice bends time to its own advantage as it asks what it means to be a father, a Jew and a merciful human being in the modern world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2016
J: A Novel by Howard Jacobson
J: A Novel
Howard Jacobson
For thirty years Jacobson has stuck to his roots, mining his own life for material … until now for, with this book, he has switched to making things up. The result is a triumph. Set in the future and revolving...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/08/2015
J by Howard Jacobson
J
Howard Jacobson
Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2014. Shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize 2014. For thirty years Jacobson has stuck to his roots, mining his own life for material … until now for, with this book, he has switched to making...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2014
Zoo Time by Howard Jacobson
Zoo Time
Howard Jacobson
Winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2013. The new novel from the author of The Finkler Question, winner of the Man Booker Prize 2010. Zoo Time is a novel about love - love of women, love of literature...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2013
Zoo Time by Howard Jacobson
Zoo Time
Howard Jacobson
The new novel from the author of The Finkler Question, winner of the Man Booker Prize 2010. Zoo Time is a novel about love - love of women, love of literature and love of laughter.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2012
The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
The Finkler Question
Howard Jacobson
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2010. The Finkler Question is a scorching story of friendship and loss, exclusion and belonging, and of the wisdom and humanity of maturity. Funny, furious, unflinching, this extraordinary novel shows one of our finest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/05/2011
The Finkler Question : Unabridged Audiobook by Howard Jacobson
The Finkler Question : Unabridged Audiobook
Howard Jacobson
Listen to this year Man Booker Prize winner exclusively and unabridged from Whole Story Audio.. Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2010 and the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize. The Finkler Question is a scorching story of...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 01/09/2010
The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
The Finkler Question
Howard Jacobson
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 3 March 2011. Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2010. The Finkler Question is a scorching story of friendship and loss, exclusion and belonging, and of the wisdom and humanity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2010
Kalooki Nights by Howard Jacobson
Kalooki Nights
Howard Jacobson
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2006.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2006

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