Sam Baker & Carol Birch (2016 Event)

Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novelist Carol Birch presents her new book Orphans of the Carnival, which features powerful female characters separated by centuries and continents. Meanwhile, former editor of RED magazine and co-founder of The Pool, Sam Baker introduces The Woman Who Ran – a compulsive psychological thriller about Helen Graham, a new arrival in a tiny Yorkshire village. Two brilliant novels about strong women. They chat to Viv Groskop in this event recorded live at the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival.