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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.

Lucy Crehan & Jonathan Stroud

Cracking Imaginative Education

Friday 18 August 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Frustrated with politicians peddling education policy as a version of what takes place in top-performing nations, teacher Lucy Crehan set out to visit six education systems from Finland to Shanghai. Her book, Cleverlands, is the truth behind the...