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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.

Tom Feiling & Robert Twigger

Hidden Past, Familiar Places

Monday 21 August 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Opening up a fresh understanding of places we think we know is the motivation behind these authors’ new books. In The Island That Disappeared, Tom Feiling explores Providence, just off the coast of Nicaragua, which is now home to a mix of devout...