Julian Treslove, a professionally unspectacular former BBC radio producer, and Sam Finkler, a popular Jewish philosopher, writer, and television personality, are old school friends. Despite a prickly relationship and very different lives, they've never lost touch with each other, or with their former teacher, Libor Sevcik.
Dining together one night at Sevcik's apartment—the two Jewish widowers and the unmarried Gentile, Treslove—the men share a sweetly painful evening, reminiscing on a time before they had loved and lost, before they had prized anything greatly enough to fear the loss ...
A collection of Man Booker Prize-winner Howard Jacobson's acclaimed journalism.
Hilarious, heartbreaking, provocative, and affecting--Howard Jacobson's irresistible journalism from the Independent reveals the Man Booker Prize-winning novelist in all his humanity.
From the tiniest absurdities to the most universal joys and desolations, Jacobson writes with a thunder, passion, and wit unmatched. Just as did his previous volume, Whatever It Is, I Don't Like It, this glorious, unputdownable collection will delight, entertain, challenge, and move.
An acclaimed surgeon specializing in weight loss delivers a paradigm-shifting examination of the diet and health industry’s focus on protein, explaining why it is detrimental to our health, and can prevent us from losing weight.
Whether you are seeing a doctor, nutritionist, or a trainer, all of them advise to eat more protein. Foods, drinks, and supplements are loaded with extra protein. Many people use protein for weight control, to gain or lose pounds, while others believe it gives them more energy and is essential for a longer, healthier life. Now, Dr. Garth Davis, an expert in weight ...
Wherever there is a Jew there is a journey; for a Jew to go travelling in search of his Jewishness is therefore doubly Jewish.