Articles Tagged 'Howard Jacobson'

Novelist Howard Jacobson: Make ‘Em Laugh

Howard Jacobson says that serious novels should be funny. “The novel is about making you laugh,” the Man Booker Prize winner told the PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown on his blog Art Beat. Jacobson is currently promoting the American publication of his 1999 novel, The Mighty Walzer. “This has often been described as the greatest ping-pong novel ever written,” Jacobson said of […]