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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.

Lucy Hughes-Hallett & Michèle Roberts

Troubling Times

Tuesday 22 August 10:15am - 11:15am

Award-winning Michèle Roberts presents The Walworth Beauty, a haunting novel about prostitution and poverty in Victorian London, while Samuel Johnson Prize winner Lucy Hughes-Hallett discusses Peculiar Ground, a story of love and growing old, agitators...