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The Finkler Question

by Howard Jacobson

Paperback, 307 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $15 |

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Book Summary

Julian Treslove, a radio producer, and Samuel Finkler, a Jewish philosopher, have been friends since childhood and, as they enter middle age, they reminisce over their struggles with self-identity, anti-Semitism, women, love, and the past.

Awards and Recognition

Booker Prize (2010)

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Howard Jacobson is the author of several novels, including Who's Sorry Now and The Making of Henry. His latest novel, The Finkler Question, recently won the Booker Prize. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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Howard Jacobson: Finding Humor In Jewish Nerves
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'Finkler' Questions The Meaning Of Jewishness
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