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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.

Darren Shan: Brexit, Trump and… Zombies

Age 12+

Sunday 27 August 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Expect some grisly, ghoulish and thought-provoking readings as author Darren Shan explains how his bestselling Zom-B books are as much about Brexit and Donald Trump as they are about zombies. Grab your chance to grill Darren about his books and his...