You can catch writers yakking about their books just about everywhere. The great thing about Book Slam is that readers come to hear the words. It's like a nightclub for literature. The future is here.
Howard Jacobson writes serious comedy. He is, of course, author of 'The Finkler Question', which won the Man Booker Prize in 2010, but also such gems as 'Kalooki Nights' and 'The Mighty Walzer'.
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