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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.


Allan Little's Big Interview

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Wednesday 16 August 8:15pm - 9:15pm

Allan Little will be the subject of Allan Little’s Big Interview. With the Book Festival’s director Nick Barley, he will discuss Freedom, using his own extensive experiences as a reporter to reflect upon how the world has changed in recent decades....