All Events

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.

Doctor Book

All Ages

Friday 18 August 10:30am - 3:30pm

Tell us what you like and Doctor Book will write you a prescription for some wonderful and inspiring new books to read. A simple medical procedure to cure your reading woes for babies, teens or even parents, courtesy of Edinburgh City Libraries.