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Howard Jacobson

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Howard Jacobson (Manchester, 25 augustus 1942) is een Engels schrijver en journalist.

Jacobson is vooral gekend vanwege zijn komische literatuur waarin vooral de dillemma's van Brits-Joodse karakters centraal staan. Hij won de Booker Prize in 2010 voor The Finkler Question. Hij doceerde Engels op meerdere universiteiten.



  • Coming From Behind, Chatto & Windus, 1983
  • Peeping Tom, Chatto & Windus, 1984
  • Redback, Bantam, 1986
  • The Very Model of a Man, Viking, 1992
  • No More Mister Nice Guy, Cape, 1998
  • The Mighty Walzer, Cape, 1999
  • Who's Sorry Now?, Cape, 2002
  • The Making of Henry, Cape, 2004
  • Kalooki Nights, Cape, 2006
  • The Act of Love, Cape, 2008
  • The Finkler Question, Bloomsbury, 2010 (winnaar Man Booker Prize 2010) ISBN 978-1-4088-0910-5
  • Zoo Time, Bloomsbury, 2012
  • J, Bloomsbury, 2014 (shortlist Man Booker Prize 2014)


  • Shakespeare's Magnanimity: Four Tragic Heroes, Their Friends and Families (co-auteur met Wilbur Sanders), Chatto & Windus, 1978
  • In the Land of Oz, Hamish Hamilton, 1987
  • Roots Schmoots: Journeys Among Jews, Viking, 1993
  • Seriously Funny: From the Ridiculous to the Sublime, Viking, 1997
  • Whatever It Is, I Don't Like It, Bloomsbury, 2011
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