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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.

Joanne Harris

Norse, Of Course

Monday 28 August 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Long before Chocolat, bestselling author Joanne Harris was writing other sorts of books. At the age of nine, she had read everything in her local library about Norse myths. Then she started writing about them, and in Runelight she still is, with an...