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Watch the latest videos on our edbookfest YouTube channel - videos of many 2016 Book Festival events and interviews are available now.

You can also find lively podcasts on iTunes with author chats and interesting snippets.

Sean Connery - filmed highlights
Sean Connery - filmed highlights

On the day of his 78th birthday, 25 August 2008, Edinburgh-born film icon Sean Connery chats with his friend and co-author Murray Grigor about a range of subjects including his muc…

Richard Dawkins
Richard Dawkins

A brilliant evolutionist, polemical in his attack upon religion as an explanation of our world, Richard Dawkins was one of our fastest-selling events of 2008. In conversation with …

Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie

Master storyteller Salman Rushdie returned to the Book Festival in 2008 to talk about his sumptuous new novel The Enchantress of Florence with Ramona Koval. This is a short extract…

Philip Gourevitch
Philip Gourevitch

The esteemed editor of The Paris Review, Philip Gourevitch discusses the magazine's position as one of the great iconic literary publications. See him divulge behind-the-scenes…

Sergio Della Sala
Sergio Della Sala

The much-admired Professor of Human Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh, Sergio Della Sala takes us on a highly amusing and accessible journey, exploring the myth…

John Pilger
John Pilger

Radical, passionate and often controversial, John Pilger is one of the most important free spirits in worldwide journalism and filmmaking. In these video highlights from his 2007 e…

Lucy Hawking
Lucy Hawking

A young audience plays Who Wants to be a Cosmic Billionaire?, is showered by an asteroid storm and learns about the solar system with Lucy Hawking and her father Professor Stephen …

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