Ian McEwan with Alex Salmond (2012 event)

According to Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, his eclectic cultural interests range from Miss Marple to Star Trek and in this unmissable event, recorded live at Edinburgh International Book Festival, he talks about life beyond politics with one of the most successful British literary novelists of the past 50 years. Ian McEwan is best known for acclaimed novels such as Atonement, Saturday, On Chesil Beach, Enduring Love and the Man Booker Prize-winning Amsterdambut he too boasts a wide range of interests beyond fiction – not least among them film, music and science.

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