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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.

Sarah Gray

A Life Everlasting

Sunday 13 August 2:00pm - 3:00pm

‘As long as they’re healthy’ is often the mantra of expectant parents. For Sarah Gray, that went out of the window on discovering that her unborn son Thomas had a terminal condition. In A Life Everlasting she describes how, rather than meekly...