Book Week 2024 events

Wed 6 Mar 2024

Maimonides: Faith in Reason

Online

Leading bibliophile Alberto Manguel discusses his Yale Jewish Lives biography of the medieval philosopher, physician and scholar.

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Kabbalah in Modern Literature

Online

Introduced by Eduard Shyfrin

Professor Moshe Idel, “the most important scholar of Jewish mysticism since Gershom Scholem” on the influence of Kabbalah on modern literature.

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Sheila Heti in conversation with Mia Levitin

Online

Motherhood and Pure Colour novelist Sheila Heti joins literary critic Mia Levitin online from Toronto with one of 2024’s most-anticipated books, the passionate, reflective, joyful and despairing Alphabetical Diaries.

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Hadley Freeman: Good Girls

Kings Place, London

The House of Glass author and Sunday Times staff writer joins us to discuss Good Girls: A Story & Study of Anorexia, her honest and hopeful book combining personal experience and…

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Israeli Fiction Today

Kings Place, London

Leading lights of Israel’s literary landscape Lavie Tidhar and Ayelet Gundar-Goshen join Josh Glancy.

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Laugh Lines: Helen Lederer & Sara Gibbs

Kings Place, London

Absolutely Fabulous star Helen and Have I Got News For You writer Sara on the importance of funny books, in conversation with comedian and writer Chris Neill.

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Daniel Finkelstein

Kings Place, London

Festival favourite Daniel Finkelstein joins Caroline Moorehead with Hitler, Stalin, Mum & Dad, his deeply moving, at times horrifying, bestselling memoir of the almost unimaginable bravery of two ordinary families.

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Sacks, Greenberg & the Quest for Orthodox Pluralism

Kings Place, London

Alon Goshen Gottstein on the theological, moral and social views of rabbis Irving Yitz Greenberg and Jonathan Sacks.

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