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Tag: Howard Jacobson
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Something disturbs me about the way Howard Jacobson, the Man Booker Prize winning author of “The Finkler Question,” navigates the rocky road of his fluctuating Jewish identity. The British Jewish author, who lives in London, sometimes reminds me of the comedian Jon Stewart. Both...