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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.

Julia Hobsbawm

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Saturday 12 August 2:00pm - 3:00pm

In Fully Connected, Professor of Networking Julia Hobsbawm explores ways to cope in an age of overload. Drowning in data and deadlines, our lives have become dissatisfying, over-complex and unproductive. Just as we take care of our physical health we...