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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.

Stuart McHardy

Looking Past the Future

Sunday 27 August 10:30am - 11:30am

In Scotland’s Future History, Edinburgh University lecturer Stuart McHardy sought to refocus how we interpret the country's past. In doing so, he challenged us to redefine how we see Scotland’s future. In his follow-up volume, McHardy further...