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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.

Adam Nicolson

Great Heights of Nature Writing

Sunday 13 August 10:30am - 11:30am

They haunt us and amuse us; they can be spellbinding and inspirational. Seabirds wield a strange power over humans, something which Adam Nicolson has attributed to their capacity to seem both distant from us, but also oddly connected. In The Seabird's...