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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.

Richard Ford

Filial Bond

Sunday 27 August 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Richard Ford is one of America’s greatest living writers, capturing the changing face of the USA since the late 70s. Today, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter talks about his most personal book yet. Between Them is a clear-eyed yet...