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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.

David Reynolds (2015 Event)
David Reynolds (2015 Event)

Watch David Reynolds discuss his journey to discover whether the American Dream is keeping its sheen with Sheena McDonald. In Slow Road to Brownsville, Reynolds embarks on a fascin…

Ella Frances Sanders & Dominick Tyler (2015 Event)
Ella Frances Sanders & Dominick Tyler (2015 Event)

The mysterious beauty of certain words joins Ella Frances Sanders and Dominick Tyler at the literary hip, as their separate glossaries reveal. Sanders’ Lost In Translation is…

Monica Cantieni & Sunjeev Sahota (2015 Event)
Monica Cantieni & Sunjeev Sahota (2015 Event)

Watch two authors who explore the immigrant experience powerfully in their unforgettable new novels. Monica Cantieni’s The Encyclopaedia of Good Reasons, translated by Donal …

Malachy Tallack & Kathleen Winter (2015 Event)
Malachy Tallack & Kathleen Winter (2015 Event)

How do northern landscapes affect the people who live in them? Malachy Tallack’s Sixty Degrees North includes interviews and observations in places which share the same latit…

Jussi Adler-Olsen (2015 Event)
Jussi Adler-Olsen (2015 Event)

We were thrilled to welcome bestselling Danish writer Jussi Adler-Olsen to the Book Festival's home in Charlotte Square Gardens for the first time. The creator of the Departmen…

David Crystal (2015 Event)
David Crystal (2015 Event)

A linguist and an expert on the development of the English language, David Crystal presents two books that tell us a great deal about English as it is spoken in the 21st century. Y…

Leila Aboulela & Alessandro Gallenzi (2015 Event)
Leila Aboulela & Alessandro Gallenzi (2015 Event)

Born in Sudan and for many years a resident of Aberdeen, Leila Aboulela injects a healthy dose of Scotland into her latest novel, The Kindness of Enemies. It opens in Scotland in…

Esther Gerritsen & Amy Mason (2015 Event)
Esther Gerritsen & Amy Mason (2015 Event)

The complex relationship between mothers and their daughters is at the heart of writing by bestselling Dutch author Esther Gerritsen and emerging talent Amy Mason. Both Gerritsen&r…

Rory MacLean (2015 Event)
Rory MacLean (2015 Event)

When the USSR dissolved in 1991, a narrow sliver of land next to the Ukraine declared independence. Transnistria now has its own Leninist government, but is still not recognised by…

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