Book Week 2024 events

Tue 5 Mar 2024

Louis Jacobs’ Quest

Online

Miri Freud-Kandel, Modern Judaism lecturer at Oxford, joins us online with the first book-length analysis of the late New London Synagogue rabbi’s theology.

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Maestros & Monsters: Sontag & Steiner

Online

Robert Boyers discusses his friends Susan Sontag and George Steiner, two of the most notable secular Jewish intellectuals of the last century, who shared a mutual dislike and mistrust.

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Breaking Through Depression

Online

US National Institute of Health depressive illness expert Philip Gold on its profound impact on physical health, and the latest innovations offering hope for healing. In conversation with Bidisha Mamata.

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Jewish Priorities

Online

Ruth Wisse, Yossi Klein Halevi and David Hazony discuss proposals for the future of the Jewish people. 

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Robert Alter on Amos Oz

Online

The critic and translator brings the first published biography of one of Israel’s most prominent writers to Book Week, exploring his novels, essays, activism and family life.

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Book Week supporters

Dangoor Education
Eduard Shyfrin and Family
Genesis Foundation
Klein Family Foundation
The National Library of Israel
Pears Foundation
The Edith & Ferdinand Porjes Charitable Fund