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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.

Joanna Moorhead

Surreal Searching

Tuesday 15 August 5:45pm - 6:45pm

In 2006, journalist Joanna Moorhead discovered that her father's cousin, who had disappeared many decades earlier, was now a famous artist in Mexico, with her paintings fetching increasingly high prices at auction. Published to coincide with the...