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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Linda Grant

Snapshot of Post-War Britain

Wednesday 16 August 10:30am - 11:30am

Journalist, Orange Prize-winner and Man Booker-shortlisted author Linda Grant turns her attention to 1950s Britain with the Second World War over but far from forgotten. In her new novel The Dark Circle, we meet a brother and sister who have been sent...