About this book
A collection of journalism from the author of "The Finkler Question", which won the 2010 Man Booker Prize. From the unusual disposal of his father-in-law's ashes and the cultural wasteland of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" to the melancholy sensuality of Leonard Cohen and the desolation of Wagner's tragedies, this covers a wide range of topics. Modelled on James Thurber's "The Thurber Carnival" and P.G. Wodehouse's "Plum Pie".
A collection of 2010 Man Booker winner Howard Jacobson's most acclaimed journalism