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Olympic cauldron designer set to light up Edinburgh International Book Festival

Olympic cauldron designer set to light up Edinburgh International Book Festival
Mon 30 July 2012

The man behind the magnificent Olympic cauldron, brings new book to Edinburgh…

New event announced: another chance to see Julia Donaldson

New event announced: another chance to see Julia Donaldson
Fri 27 July 2012

Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson confirms extra event due to popular demand…

Man Booker longlisted authors come to Edinburgh

Man Booker longlisted authors come to Edinburgh
Thu 26 July 2012

Six of the twelve Man Booker Prize longlisted authors will be coming to Charlotte Square Gardens in August…

Five events, fifty authors and you – the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference

Five events, fifty authors and you – the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference
Mon 23 July 2012

The fifty authors taking part in the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference have been announced and you could join them…

Shortlist for Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize announced today

Shortlist for Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize announced today
Thu 19 July 2012

Today, the five shortlisted poems have been revealed - the winner will be announced in August at Book Festival…

Multi-award-winning novelist China Miéville takes on The Future of the Novel

Multi-award-winning novelist China Miéville takes on The Future of the Novel
Tue 17 July 2012

Renowned science-fiction and fantasy writer China Miéville will deliver the final address of the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference at the Book Festival…

Eminent Egyptian Writer Ahdaf Soueif to appear at Book Festival

Eminent Egyptian Writer Ahdaf Soueif to appear at Book Festival
Tue 17 July 2012

We are thrilled to announce that Adhaf Soueif will travel to Edinburgh after all to appear in two events at the Book Festival…

World renowned scientist Professor Higgs to appear at Book Festival

World renowned scientist Professor Higgs to appear at Book Festival
Fri 13 July 2012

The man behind the Higgs boson joins Professor Frank Close to share the secrets behind the race to understand quantum theory…

Short story success for Nathan Englander

Short story success for Nathan Englander
Tue 10 July 2012

Nathan Englander scoops short story success with What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank…

Expect the unexpected with late night Unbound

Expect the unexpected with late night Unbound
Tue 03 July 2012

A tantalising line-up of literary talent announced for this year’s late night Unbound events…

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