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The Jewish Jane Austen, or England’s Jeremiah?

In the first of a five-part series on growing anti-Semitism in the U.K., Howard Jacobson, the literary voice of British Jewry

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Martin Amis and Howard Jacobson Get the Holocaust Backwards, From Different Angles

New novels answer Irving Howes question: Can we accept aesthetic pleasure in a book about the Shoah?

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Joshua Ferris Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize

Former winner Howard Jacobson also in the running for literary award

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Wicked Sons: Benjamin Kerstein, Doron Rabinovici, and Norman Finkelstein

Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.

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The Best Little Jewish Publishing House in London

Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press

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What Happens When the Myth of the Obedient, Docile Jewish Husband Gets Busted

The Tattler: TV chef Nigella Lawson, tabloid fodder after a public dust-up with art-mogul ad-man hubby Charles Saatchi, is not alone

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The Brazen Shlock Salesman Who Became London’s Greatest Modern Art Dealer

An excerpt from the original Tablet Kindle Single ‘The Swag Man,’ by the Man Booker Prize-winner, available from Amazon.com today

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Dayenu? Enough Already.

If there were such a thing as a perfect Jewish joke, it might just be ‘Dayenu,’ the Passover punch line that is never enough

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Sundown: Unquiet on the Gazan Front

Plus Matisyahu goes blonde, the new ‘New Republic,’ and more

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Jews Again Long Shots for Lit Nobel

Syrian poet Adonis favored; Roth at 25:1

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Canadian Jew Pick Scores Man Booker Longlist

‘Far to Go’ tells of Czech Jews in the 1930s

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Sundown: We Can Talk About It Now?

Plus, a dispatch from the flotilla, the properly sized bagel, and more

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Sundown: Palestine Can Be Vetoed

Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more

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Paddle Tale

In The Mighty Walzer, Howard Jacobson serves up not just the greatest ping-pong novel ever written but a rollicking portrait of mid-century Jewish Manchester

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Humorous? Yes. Tragic? Definitely.

An evening with Howard Jacobson

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The Unbearable Dumbness of Dreidel

How does this game possibly make any sense?

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Daybreak: Iranian Missiles Aren’t All That

Plus Howard Jacobson’s must-read on Hanukkah, and more in the news

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Jacobson’s Politics and England’s Jews

Intellectual skywriting with James Wood, Harold Bloom, and more!

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All The News That’s Fit To Print After the Fact

The ‘Times’ literally catches up with Howard Jacobson

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Howard Jacobson Pulls Off Booker Upset

Novelist defeats favorites McCarthy, Carey

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Today on Tablet

Roth day, Beck-ian scholarship, and more

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Today on Tablet

Singing of a land long gone, and more

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The Ping-Pong Wizard

Howard Jacobson is the underdog but our favorite

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Smash

The Man Booker Prize winner profiles hardbat ping-pong champ Marty Reisman, who never lost his taste for winning

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The Plot Against England

Man Booker winner Howard Jacobson talks about English anti-Semitism, ping-pong, and the seriousness of Jewish jokes

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Jews Are Longshots To Win Nobel, Booker

Doctorow and Oz have a chance; Jacobson remains underdog

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Today on Tablet

All about Stuxnet, and more

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Mirror Images

In The Finkler Question, Howard Jacobson sees Jewish shame and non-Jewish philo-Semitism as two sides of one coin

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Sundown: Much Talk, Little Peace

Plus the politics of Israeli daylight savings time, and more

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Jacobson’s ‘Finkler’ Makes Man Booker Shortlist

‘British Philip Roth’ is the 8:1 underdog

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