Jonathan Wilson on Whether Palestine Was a Jewish “State in Waiting” During the 1930s
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew talks to Red Balcony author Jonathan Wilson about Palestine in the 1930s, Jabotinsky and Jewish terrorism, and whether it’s ever okay to use the Y word to describe Jewish people.
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Jonathan Wilson is the author of eight previous books, including the novels The Hiding Room (a finalist for the Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize) and A Palestine Affair (a New York Times Notable Book and National Jewish Book Award finalist); two short story collections, Schoom and An Ambulance Is on the Way; and the soccer memoir Kick and Run. He lives in Newton, Massachusetts.