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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.

Philippe Sands

Losing our Grip on Justice

Saturday 26 August 8:45pm - 9:45pm

When Philippe Sands QC completed the Baillie Gifford Prize-winning East West Street last year, he didn’t anticipate the subsequent international events that would unfold. In this special event, Sands draws on the themes from his perfectly-formed...