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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.

Joanna Cannon & Katy Mahood

Read Next Year’s Bestsellers Now

Monday 21 August 8:15pm - 9:15pm

Joanna Cannon’s The Trouble with Goats and Sheep became one of the most talked about debut novels of 2016. Her second, Three Things About Elsie publishes in early 2018 as does Katy Mahood’s debut, Entanglement. The two novelists exclusively preview...