Howard Jacobson FRSL was born in Manchester and studied English at Downing College, Cambridge. He is the author of sixteen novels and and six works of non-fiction. He won the Man-Booker Prize for The Finkler Question in 2010 and was shortlisted in 2014 for J. He has twice won the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize and the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic writing. His new novel Live a Little was published this year. He is an Honorary Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge, and Visiting Professor at New College of the Humanities, London.
Howard Jacobson FRSL生於曼徹斯特，於劍橋大學唐寧學院的英文系畢業，並曾擔任唐寧學院的榮譽院友及倫敦新人文學院的客席教授。他著有十六本小說和六本非小說作品，並曾經獲得2010年度布克獎《The Finkler Question》、入圍2014年度布克獎《J》、兩度憑漫畫寫作獲得Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize和Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize等殊榮。他的新作 《Live A Little》將於今年出版。