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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.

Iain Martin

How the City got Slicker

Monday 14 August 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Even before Brexit, the City of London faced a whirlwind of challenges. Crash Bang Wallop by Iain Martin, columnist for the Times, founding editor of pro-market news website Reaction and former editor of the Scotsman, tells how it handled financial...