Howard Jacobson

Monday, March 14, 2016, 7:30 pm
Folger Theatre
$15/$10 for members


Hogarth Shakespeare series author and former Man Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson reads from his new novel Shylock is My Name, a contemporary rendering of The Merchant of Venice.

A conversation with the writer is moderated by playwright/director Aaron Posner, whose new work District Merchants, a retelling of The Merchant of Venice set in Reconstruction-era Washington, premieres at the Folger in May. 

Reception and book signing to follow.

Presented in conjunction with the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.