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Edinburgh International Book Festival Closes on a High Note

Edinburgh International Book Festival Closes on a High Note
Tuesday 30 August

Edinburgh International Book Festival closes this afternoon after entertaining over 3,400 primary school children from across Scotland who came to enjoy talks, workshops and discussions on the final day of the Festival…

BBC's Former Director Argues that Political Discourse Has Failed

BBC's Former Director Argues that Political Discourse Has Failed
Tuesday 30 August

As the former Director General of the BBC and the current Chief Executive of The New York Times Company, Mark Thompson knows more than most about the language deployed by politicians and other public figures…

Scotland's Most Precocious Entrepreneur at the Book Festival

Scotland's Most Precocious Entrepreneur at the Book Festival
Monday 29 August

“When you start a business, you need a story,” Fraser Doherty told the Book Festival…

Gordon Brown Argues We're Better Together

Gordon Brown Argues We're Better Together
Monday 29 August

“It was the biggest rebellion against the establishment view that we have seen in Britain in a century.” So former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has characterised the vote for Brexit,…

Mothers, Madness & Cultural Inheritance - from Morocco to Nigeria

Mothers, Madness & Cultural Inheritance - from Morocco to Nigeria
Monday 29 August

It was his mother who turned Tahar Ben Jalloun into a writer, he says – but not by reading to him or teaching him to write, for she could do neither herself…

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