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 BBC World Service World Book Club Celebrates 15th Birthday with Sebastian Barry at Book Festival

BBC World Service World Book Club Celebrates 15th Birthday with Sebastian Barry at Book Festival
Tuesday 11 July

Barry will be in conversation with presenter Harriett Gilbert answering questions sent in from listeners from around the world and from audience members…

Man Booker International Prize Winner David Grossman Joins Book Festival Line-up

Man Booker International Prize Winner David Grossman Joins Book Festival Line-up
Friday 7 July

We're delighted to announce that David Grossman, the winner of the 2017 Man Booker International Prize will be appearing in Charlotte Square Gardens…

Playful Words, Music and More with Unbound

Playful Words, Music and More with Unbound
Tuesday 4 July

This year’s Unbound events will have audiences viewing the Book Festival’s key themes through the looking glass, bringing together a host of talented literary voices…

Hollywood Actor Isla Fisher Joins Book Festival Line-up

Hollywood Actor Isla Fisher Joins Book Festival Line-up
Friday 23 June

This week, the Book Festival has announced that Hollywood actor Isla Fisher will be appearing in Charlotte Square Gardens in August…

Brave New Words – Book Festival 2017 Programme Announced

Brave New Words – Book Festival 2017 Programme Announced
Tuesday 13 June

Today, the Book Festival launches its 2017 programme and, through the lens of Brave New Words, examines not only the big, global questions exploring truth and post truth, terrorism and fanaticism, gender, diversity and identity, death, globalisation and a little bit…

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