London’s International Festival of Words and Ideas

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E.g., 2015-02-28
The Betrayers, David Bezmozgis
John Simons
Tel Aviv
Natalie Haynes © Dan Mersh
The Girl from Human Street, Roger Cohen
The Serpent's Promise, Steve Jones
A.B. Yehoshua
Dinosaur Derivatives, Jeremy Josse
The Property, Rutu Modan
The Impossible Exile, George Prochnik
If this is a Woman, Sarah Helm
How About Never
The Zoom No.10 by Zoom Rockman
Deborah Treisman
J, Howard Jacobson
The Reckoning, Patrick Bishop
Stack of Books
Honey & Co.

The JBW Newsfeed

We are saddened to hear about the death of Sir Martin Gilbert at the age of 78. Gilbert – described in The Telegraph’s obituary as “a historian...
Friday, 6 February 2015
Novelist, essayist and critic Adam Mars-Jones joins Michael Ignatieff and Phillip Lopate on The Art of the Essay panel at JBW15. Mars-Jones is the...
Thursday, 29 January 2015
The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World by George Prochnik is the winner of the 2014 National Jewish Book Award in the category of...
Wednesday, 21 January 2015


In memory of Sir Martin Gilbert, 1936-2015.