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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.

Hanif Kureishi

Best Served Cold

Tuesday 22 August 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Whitbread First Novel Award winner Hanif Kureishi has since written many acclaimed novels and award-winning screenplays. He's also included in the Times newspaper's '50 greatest British writers since 1945'. Often controversial, always original, Kureishi...