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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.

Orhan Pamuk

Sunday 17 September 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In this special Book Festival event, the Nobel Prize-winning Turkish author makes a rare Edinburgh appearance to discuss his new novel, The Red-Haired Woman. Orhan Pamuk is one of the world’s best-respected writers: his novels have introduced...