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Brix Smith Start Reveals New Record Deal

Brix Smith Start Reveals New Record Deal
Sunday 21 August

Brix Smith Start began with her father. “A Beverly Hills child psychiatrist,” she said, rolling eyes that by the end of this wildly entertaining Book Festival event would be shining with tears…

Trans Author Juliet Jacques Speaks at Book Festival

Trans Author Juliet Jacques Speaks at Book Festival
Sunday 21 August

In recent years the level of interest in trans issues has exploded, something Juliet Jacques confessed she had not anticipated in her fascinating Book Festival event…

Lionel Shriver on Politics and Presidents

Lionel Shriver on Politics and Presidents
Saturday 20 August

“I gave Donald Trump the idea for running for President,” Lionel Shriver told her packed Book Festival audience with a wry smile…

Stewart Lee Chats to Ian Rankin at Book Festival

Stewart Lee Chats to Ian Rankin at Book Festival
Saturday 20 August

A feisty chat between Ian Rankin and Stewart Lee at the Book Festival saw the blockbuster crime novelist and revered comic trade insults, anecdotes and peculiar allegations about George Osborne and stationery items…

Stories of War, Flight and Refuge at the Book Festival

Stories of War, Flight and Refuge at the Book Festival
Friday 19 August

Gulwali Passarlay and Wolfgang Bauer both have first-hand experience of the chaotic and perilous routes taken by refugees from the Middle East to Europe…

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