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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.

Barry Smith & Malachy Tallack

Uncovering the Joys of Islands

Tuesday 15 August 12:30pm - 1:30pm

You may not know that islomaniacs are an actual thing, but Barry Smith would certainly consider himself one. His love of islands has existed for as long as he can recall and he aims to translate that enthusiasm into this event. He is joined by...