Writer Howard Jacobson delivers a keynote lecture on why we need the novel and talks to presenter Shahidha Bari and an audience at a Festival marking Man Booker 50.
Why We Need the Novel Now. Man Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson delivers a keynote lecture and talks to presenter Shahidha Bari and an audience at the Southbank Centre in London as part of the Man Booker 50 Festival. In the age of Twitter and no-platforming, Jacobson argues that the novel has never been more necessary.
Howard Jacobson won the Man Booker Prize in 2010 for The Finkler Question and was shortlisted for J in 2014
Producer: Zahid Warley