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.

Interview - Melissa Benn (2014)
Interview - Melissa Benn (2014)

Melissa Benn was in Edinburgh to talk about her book What Should We Tell Our Daughters? and took time out for a quick chat before her event at the Book Festival. You can also w…

Interview - Holly Baxter and Rhiannon Cosslett (2014)
Interview - Holly Baxter and Rhiannon Cosslett (2014)

Creators of The Vagenda blog, Rhiannon Cosslett and Holly Baxter chatted to the Book Festival just before their sold-out event - talking about the blog and campaigning new book. …

Malala Yousafzai (2014 event)
Malala Yousafzai (2014 event)

Inspirational education activist and Pakistani school pupil, Malala Yousafzai came to the Edinburgh International Book Festival to talk to a packed theatre full of teenagers. …

Leigh Bargudo and Maureen Johnson (2014 event)
Leigh Bargudo and Maureen Johnson (2014 event)

Two of the most exciting voices in fantasy writing travelled across the pond to appear at the Edinburgh International Book Festival to talk about their books for young adults. Leig…

The Moth (2014 event)
The Moth (2014 event)

To celebrate the UK launch of their first book, which collects together 50 of their best stories, we invited The Moth, the legendary US storytelling organisation, to create a speci…

Omid Djalili (2014 event)
Omid Djalili (2014 event)

Acclaimed comedian and actor Omid Djalili has produced a joyously funny memoir about growing up and finding fame as a young Iranian in London. He beautifully captures his unique ch…

Bonnie Greer (2014 event)
Bonnie Greer (2014 event)

Best known in the UK as a dispassionate commentator on BBC Newsnight Review and Question Time – even when sitting beside the leader of the BNP – Bonnie Greer has now wr…

Diana Gabaldon (2014 event)
Diana Gabaldon (2014 event)

The Outlander books by Arizona-based author Diana Gabaldon have achieved sales figures that would make your eyes water. Little wonder that Doune Castle was recently besieged by fan…

John Gordon Sinclair (2014 event)
John Gordon Sinclair (2014 event)

John Gordon Sinclair continues to put distance between himself and Gregory’s Girl, the film that made his name. Two years ago he made his novel-writing debut and his second b…

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