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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.

Thomas Morris

The Heart of the Matter

Monday 14 August 12:30pm - 1:30pm

It may be 50 years since Christiaan Barnard performed the world’s first heart transplant, but the glorious mystery of that much discussed, written and sung-about organ remains intact. Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award-winner Thomas Morris aims...