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"We need to give young people respect too” activist Gina Martin interviewed by a 17 year old Young Scot member

"We need to give young people respect too” activist Gina Martin interviewed by a 17 year old Young Scot member
Monday 2 September

The Edinburgh International Book Festival teamed up with Young Scot this year to offer one of their members the opportunity to experience being a journalist at the Festival…

‘We Need New Stories’ resonates with audiences at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

‘We Need New Stories’ resonates with audiences at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
Monday 26 August

With a debut Palestinian author topping the bestselling books list, and eight of the top ten bestselling books having been written by women, the Book Festival’s most diverse public programme comes to a close today after 17 days of extraordinary debate, discussion and public engagement with authors and audiences from around the world and across the political and cultural spectrum…

“If that person can be the President of the United States then anything can happen” says Salman Rushdie

“If that person can be the President of the United States then anything can happen” says Salman Rushdie
Monday 26 August

In a sold out event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Salman Rushdie talked about his latest novel Quichotte, a modern retelling of Don Quixote set in the USA…

“Somehow the idea of leadership has become fairytales,” says Rory Stewart

“Somehow the idea of leadership has become fairytales,” says Rory Stewart
Monday 26 August

“We’re going to have a no deal Brexit, we’re going to launch into a new world because there is still this sort of craving, for a sort of heroic vision that has so little to do with the business of government” said the Conservative politician at the Book Festival today…

Gordon Brown: “The tragedy of Scotland at the moment is that there are two extreme positions, and we’re trapped between them”

Gordon Brown: “The tragedy of Scotland at the moment is that there are two extreme positions, and we’re trapped between them”
Monday 26 August

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown spoke about nationalism, Brexit, and Scottish independence with writer Alastair Moffat at the Book Festival today…

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