London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Jewish Book Week 2016 will run from Saturday 20 February until Sunday 28 February at Kings Place. Click on Archive to access recordings of our previous festivals.

Clive Rowe, Issy Van Randwyck and Henry Goodman in rehearsal for The Genius of Gershwin

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Jewish Book Week is delighted to present the wonderful Judy Blume in a special event.

12 July 2015 - 6:00pm

Deborah Treisman talks to Hadley Freeman about literature, journalism and being fiction editor of The New Yorker.  

Peter Beinart and Jonathan Freedland compare voices of the Diaspora on both sides of the Atlantic at JBW 2015.

Experts in the contemporary arts scene explain how the global art market works at JBW 2015.

The JBW Newsfeed

Words on Monday at Kings Place presents Jim Shepard on his new novel, The Book of Aron.Children are always the first to suffer in times of crisis. In...
Monday, 18 May 2015
Brazilian writer Michel Laub and British writer Thomas Harding have each been named winners of the 2015 JQ-Wingate Literary Prize; Laub in the...
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
The JC's Gerald Jacobs encapsulates the festival experience as "huge yet informal. Cerebral yet accessible." JBW is, he writes, "hard to resist."
Monday, 30 March 2015


Highlights from the 2015 festival are now online.