Howard Jacobson is a writer and journalist whose novel, “The Finkler Question”, was named winner of the Man Booker Prize in London on Tuesday.
In other news Monday, dire forecasts emerged for future economic growth and Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed his government has been talking with Taliban leaders for “quite some time.” Continue reading
Britain is in the process of unveiling tough budget cuts to trim the country’s deficit. Margaret Warner talks to British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg about the economic crunch and his country’s take on the Afghan war. Continue reading