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The Man Booker Prize winner profiles hardbat ping-pong champ Marty Reisman, who never lost his taste for winning

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Man Booker winner Howard Jacobson talks about English anti-Semitism, ping-pong, and the seriousness of Jewish jokes

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Doctorow and Oz have a chance; Jacobson remains underdog

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‘British Philip Roth’ is the 8:1 underdog

Jacobson’s Novel Longlisted

Our official Man Booker nominee

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