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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.

Tariq Ali

Revolutionary Road

Saturday 12 August 10:30am - 11:30am

For Tariq Ali, no modern leader has articulated the need to change the world as well as Vladimir Lenin. The Dilemmas of Lenin re-evaluates the challenges faced by the leader of the Russian Revolution and asks: What is the moral justification for seizing...