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.
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...
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