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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.

Julie Bertagna & William Sutcliffe: Riveting Reads

Age 12+

Tuesday 15 August 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Two top writers for teens offer visions of our near future that are uncomfortably recognisable. In Exodus, Julie Bertagna depicts a world drowned by rising sea waters and a migrant Scottish population searching for new homes. William Sutcliffe's...