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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.

David Long: Survivors

Families & 8+

Thursday 17 August 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Writer and historian David Long shocks and amazes young and old alike with his beautifully illustrated anthology Survivors. Can a man survive in the Atlantic drinking shark blood instead of water? Come along to find out and hear David reveal more...