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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.

John Niven

Judging John’s Deeds

Saturday 26 August 6:30pm - 7:30pm

You’re massively successful with a big house, happy marriage and terrific children. What happens when the homeless man on your street turns out to be an old friend and not only fancies getting back on his feet but has a hankering for stealing your...