There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. More than 800 authors appear in over 700 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.
The 2017 Book Festival will take place from 12-28 August.
Full details of the programme, including authors, themes and events with BSL interpretation, will be announced here in June.
In the meantime, you can enjoy Festival photographs, listen to or download free podcasts of event recordings and watch exclusive interviews and Festival highlights from past Book Festivals here on our website, on our YouTube channel and on itunes.