Tagged: Simon Schama

Jacobson, Montefiore and Schama call on Labour to tackle antisemitism 'poison'

Authors Howard Jacobson, Simon Sebag Montefiore and Simon Schama, together with Pottermore chair Neil Blair, have called on Labour to drain the antisemitism “that lies like a... Read more

Pictures of the week

Walker Books celebrate 30 years of We're Going on a Bear Hunt in this week's pictures round-up, while Stephen Fry hosts Hay Festival Foundation's annual... Read more

Simon Schama shortlisted for £30k Baillie Gifford Prize

Historian Simon Schama has been shortlisted for the £30,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2017 for his book chronicling four centuries of Jewish history.... Read more

Schama to unearth 'ancient roots of nationalism' in new title

Television presenter Simon Schama has signed a book deal for Return of the Tribes, which will go beyond the headlines to unearth the “deep, ancient roots... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week features a Canadian in London, crowdfunded copies of a book about Brexit and the Columbian ambassador to the UK. Read more

Rushdie and Greer to speak at Hay Festival

Simon Schama, Germaine Greer, Salman Rushdie and Caitlin Moran are just some of the writers and thinkers lined up to take part in this year’s... Read more

The Bodley Head essay prize launches

The Bodley Head and the Financial Times have launched their fourth annual essay writing prize. Read more

FT and Bodley Head essay prize winner strikes book deal

This year’s winner of the Financial Times/Bodley Head essay prize, Ed Posnett, has secured two book deals with Viking America and the Bodley Head. Patrick... Read more

Jacobson and Chevalier to star in Jewish Book Week

Howard Jacobson, Tracy Chevalier and Simon Schama are among the names taking part in Jewish Book Week 2015. The annual celebration of international arts and... Read more

History and memoir titles dominate JQ-Wingate Prize

Simon Schama (pictured), Gary Shteyngart and Thomas Harding are among the authors longlisted for the JQ-Wingate Literary Prize. The £4,000 annual prize is awarded to... Read more

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