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We are the largest public celebration of the written word in the world. Every August we bring around 500 writers and thinkers from across the planet together to rub shoulders with you, the audience.
With your support the Edinburgh International Book Festival can continue to be a uniquely vibrant and inspiring gathering of readers and writers.
With her striking new novel Lapvona, Ottessa Moshfegh continues to prove herself as one of the most exciting contemporary literary fiction writers. Unbound by genre, unafraid of darkness and unparalleled in her ambition, Moshfegh transports us to a feudalist village beset by natural disasters to explore the occult, the corrupting nature of authority and the vanishing veil between the natural world and the spirit world. Chaired by Glasgow-based writer Heather Parry…