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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.

Interview - Esther Gerritsen & Amy Mason (2015)
Interview - Esther Gerritsen & Amy Mason (2015)

Dutch writer Esther Gerritsen and Britain's Amy Mason joined us for a chat about writing the universal theme of mothers and daughters before their joint event in Charlotte Squa…

Interview - Rory MacLean (2015)
Interview - Rory MacLean (2015)

We spoke to Rory MacLean about his wild adventures journeying in Transnistria before his event in Charlotte Square Gardens. We also asked some audience members what they thought ab…

Interview - Ghada Karmi (2015)
Interview - Ghada Karmi (2015)

Ghada Karmi joined us in Charlotte Square Gardens for a sneak preview of her event about returning to her homeland of Palestine after many years of exile, which she has documented …

Interview - Etgar Keret and Alain Mabanckou (2015)
Interview - Etgar Keret and Alain Mabanckou (2015)

Warm, funny and incredibly moving, we spoke to international writers Etgar Keret and Alain Mabanckou in Charlotte Square Gardens before their event about the enduring meaning of ho…

Interview - Julia Donaldson and Peter May
Interview - Julia Donaldson and Peter May

We caught up with brilliant and best known writers Julia Donaldson and Peter May to talk writing and translation, which was the subject of their joint event in Charlotte Square Gar…

Interview - Sergio Gonzalez Rodriguez & Juan Villoro (2015)
Interview - Sergio Gonzalez Rodriguez & Juan Villoro (2015)

It was an absolute privilege to meet these two incredibly brave Mexican journalists, Sergio González Rodríguez and Juan Villoro, before they took to the stage with th…

Interview - Helle Helle (2015)
Interview - Helle Helle (2015)

We were delighted to meet the wonderful Danish writer Helle Helle before her Book Festival event in Charlotte Square Gardens to talk about her first novel to be translated into Eng…

Interview - John Burnside & Jon Kalmar Stefansson (2015)
Interview - John Burnside & Jon Kalmar Stefansson (2015)

Bringing myths and fables together from Scotland and Iceland, we caught up with writers John Burnside and Jón Kalman Stefánsson before their joint event in Charlotte …

Interview - Joanne Harris (2015)
Interview - Joanne Harris (2015)

Hugely popular writer Joanne Harris took a moment before her event in Charlotte Square Gardens to talk to us about her new Norse inspired novel, The Gospel of Loki. We also spoke t…

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