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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.

David Cannadine

Riveting Study of the Iron Lady

Tuesday 15 August 6:45pm - 7:45pm

Hands up those who are completely unbiased about Margaret Thatcher? We thought not. Which is why it’s a pleasure to welcome eminent historian Sir David Cannadine, Dodge Professor of History at Princeton, whose Margaret Thatcher: A Life and Legacy, is...