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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 Colmer

Dada Darling

Friday 18 August 3:45pm - 4:45pm

David Colmer, an Australian translator of Dutch literature based in Amsterdam, presents Occupied City, a key work of the Dadaist movement by Paul van Ostaijen. Avant-garde poet, satirist and revolutionary critic, he introduced Expressionism into Belgium...