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The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson wins Booker Prize 2010 October 13, 2010

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2010 Man Booker Prize winner

2010 Man Booker Prize winner

British author Howard Jacobson won the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for his book The Finkler Question.
The novel is about love, loss and male friendship, and explores what it means to be Jewish today’ , said a report on the Booker Prize website. An award-winning novelist and critic, Jacobson was born in Manchester on 25 August, 1942 and read English at Cambridge.

Jacobson has taught at the University of Sydney, Selwyn College, Cambridge and Wolverhampton Polytechnic – the inspiration for his first novel, Coming From Behind. His other works include The Mighty Walzer and The Act of Love. He currently writes a weekly column for the Independent and has written & presented several documentaries for television.



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