Video Gallery

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.

Aleksandar Hemon & Elif Shafak (2015 Event)
Aleksandar Hemon & Elif Shafak (2015 Event)

As a multilingual writer, does the language you choose to write in matter? Does it change who you are and who you are writing for? Does the omnipotence of global English dominate r…

Innu Poetry from the Canadian Tundra (2015 Event)
Innu Poetry from the Canadian Tundra (2015 Event)

When the Book Festival invited three writers from the First Nation Innu people of Northern Canada to present their work in Edinburgh, three Scotland-based poets were invited to wor…

Blood and Secrets with Sophie McKenzie and Salla Simukka (2015 Event)
Blood and Secrets with Sophie McKenzie and Salla Simukka (2015 Event)

In All My Secrets by Sophie McKenzie, the search to uncover the truth becomes life threatening, after a young woman discovers the shocking reality behind a huge inheritance. Finnis…

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…

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