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Dozens of new writing pieces

Dozens of new writing pieces
Fri 17 September 2010

The Book Festival has had the pleasure of commissioning new writing from leading authors, and now we all have the pleasure of reading them! We have uploaded over twenty pieces of work on the absorbing theme of “Elsewhere”, and they are all available to read and download, right here on the website…

Media Gallery update

Media Gallery update
Tue 14 September 2010

Seven new audio recordings of events have been added to our abundant Media Gallery: there is now a total of twenty six 2010 Book Festival events to listen to and enjoy. With more still to come!…

Booktrust Teenage Prize shortlist announced

Booktrust Teenage Prize shortlist announced
Thu 09 September 2010

The 2010 Book Festival RBS Children’s Programme welcomed many terrific children's authors, including Sarra Manning, Marcus Sedgwick and Gregory Hughes, whose names were yesterday announced on the Booktrust Teenage Prize 2010 shortlist…

Booker Prize shortlist announced

Booker Prize shortlist announced
Tue 07 September 2010

The Book Festival welcomed 10 of the 13 Booker Prize longlisters last month, and now we are delighted to congratulate newly-announced Booker Prize shortlisters Emma Donoghue, Howard Jacobson, Andrea Levy and Tom McCarthy, each of whom delivered fantastic events with us in Charlotte Square gardens…

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