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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.

Ned Beauman & Martin MacInnes

Infinite Madness

Monday 14 August 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The swarming, sinister beauty of the natural world haunts two intoxicating thrillers. The ingeniously entertaining writing of Ned Beauman is offered up in Madness is Better than Defeat, in which two rival expeditions vie to take control of a Mayan...