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Mull Author Colin Macintyre Wins First Book Award

Mull Author Colin Macintyre Wins First Book Award
Tuesday 27 October

Scottish author Colin MacIntyre is the winner of the 2015 Edinburgh International Book Festival’s First Book Award with his debut novel The Letters of Ivor Punch, published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson…

Award-winning children's author Elizabeth Laird to speak at Book Festival event

Award-winning children's author Elizabeth Laird to speak at Book Festival event
Tuesday 20 October

UK’s nominated author for the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award, comes to Edinburgh to celebrate the work of one the greatest authors of all time…

Alex Salmond reopens debate over BBC

Alex Salmond reopens debate over BBC
Monday 31 August

Alex Salmond reopened the debate over the BBC’s role in the independence referendum in his Book Festival event today when he said he was caught by surprise by what he claims…

Book Festival closes the chapter on its most successful programme to date

Book Festival closes the chapter on its most successful programme to date
Monday 31 August

The Book Festival closes tomorrow having enjoyed the most successful year in our history. We’ve welcomed over 800 authors from 55 countries taking part in almost 800 events…

Gordon Brown accuses the Conservative Party of risking the future of the UK

Gordon Brown accuses the Conservative Party of risking the future of the UK
Monday 31 August

Gordon Brown has accused the Conservative Party of “turning on the tap of English nationalism” that risked the future of the Union. Addressing a packed audience at the Book Festival…

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