Source : Times of India
Beatty won the Man Booker Prize for his book The Sellout, a novel about the reintroduction of slavery and segregation, in 2016. At the Jerusalem lit fest Beatty will be seen in conversation with Etgar Keret, an Israeli writer known for his short stories, graphic novels, and scriptwriting.
The Jerusalem lit fest is an annual affair and this is it’s sixth year running. It started on May 7 and will last four days. Apart from Beatty, the lit fest will also has several known authors in attendance. Ari Folman and David Polonsky will be talking about their joint project, Anne Frank, The Graphic Novel. Nathan Hill, write of The Nix will be speaking about adapting books for television.
Francesca Segal, Graeme Simsion will also be in attendance.