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Howard Jacobson
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Howard Jacobson is the author of four works of nonfiction and several novels, including The Finkler Question, which won the Man Booker Prize; The Mighty Walzer, which won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Award for comic writing; and Who's Sorry Now?which was long-listed for the Booker Prize. He has a weekly column for The Independent and regularly reviews and writes for The Guardian, The Times, and The Evening Standard. Jacobson has also done several specials for British television. He lives in London.

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J
A Novel
Written by Howard Jacobson


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Hogarth
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $25.00

Shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize

"Longlisted for 2014’s Man Booker Prize, J is a snarling, effervescent, and ambitious philosophical work of fiction that poses unsettling questions about our sense of history, and our self-satisfied orthodoxies. Jacobson’s triumph is to craft a novel that is poignant as well as troubling... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

J
A Novel
Written by Howard Jacobson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Hogarth
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a hardcover.

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The Making of Henry

Written by Howard Jacobson


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $15.00

From one of England’s most highly regarded novelists—winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize and shortlisted for the Booker Prize—a ravishing, mordantly funny novel about a man so temperamentally opposed to the world in the twenty-first century that he nearly misses out on the happiness that one woman — and one... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Making of Henry

Written by Howard Jacobson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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