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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.


The Best International Novel of 2017

Winning Translated Fiction

Wednesday 16 August 5:45pm - 6:45pm

Come and meet a master storyteller who has just added another award to his long list of accolades. This year’s prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Fiction has been awarded to Israeli author David Grossman for A Horse Walks Into a Bar,...