Book Week 2024 events

Thu 7 Mar 2024

The Best Minds

Online

Jonathan Rosen with his acclaimed account of friendship and mental illness.

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Jewish Women: Literacy & Liberty

Online

Professor Rachel Elior on the social, cultural and legal implications of female illiteracy in Jewish communities through much of history.

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Bogie & Bacall

Online

New York Times bestselling biographer William J. Mann paints a vivid portrait of the enduring romance between Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, 80 years on.

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Mine is the Golden Tongue: The Hebrew Sonnets of Immanuel of Rome

Kings Place, London

The Hebrew sonnets of Immanuel of Rome, the greatest Hebrew poet of medieval Italy, available for the first time in English.

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David Baddiel: The God Desire

Kings Place, London

After his record-breaking Jews Don’t Count event in 2021, the comedian and author returns with The God Desire, his philosophical, funny and thought-provoking account of being a reluctant atheist.

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Pinchas Goldschmidt: Moscow Memoirs

Kings Place, London

The former chief rabbi of Moscow joins us in London to tell his story.

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Music of Exile

Kings Place, London

Michael Haas on the composers and musicians, persecuted by Hitler, who shaped the soundscape of the last century.

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A Night of Comedy

Kings Place, London

Live comedy from four top stand-ups!

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Michael Ignatieff on Isaiah Berlin

Kings Place, London

The author, academic and former politician discusses the updated reissue of his magisterial biography of Isaiah Berlin, based on extensive interviews.

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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