What's it like to fall in love in your 90s? The award-winning author talks about the nonagenarian lovers in his latest novel
From his loft high over Soho, Man Booker Prize-winning author Howard Jacobson speaks to JR's Arts Editor Judi Herman about his latest novel, Live A Little, which chronicles the joys – and humiliations – of romance in old age. He also reads an extract from the book, as well as discussing his despair at the cynical antics of our prime minister. And don't even mention "the will of the people"…
Photo by Rob Greig
Live a Little by Howard Jacobson is out now, published by Jonathan Cape, £19.99. www.penguin.co.uk
An abridged version of this interview also features in the Oct 2019 issue of JR.