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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.

Sunil Khilnani

Stars of India

Monday 14 August 2:00pm - 3:00pm

From the Buddha to billionaire businessmen, Bollywood heroes to bandits, in Incarnations Sunil Khilnani, Director of the King's India Institute, picks 50 lives to tell the story of his country’s history. According to William Dalrymple in the Guardian,...