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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.

Sheila Rowbotham

Transatlantic Radicals

Sunday 27 August 5:45pm - 6:45pm

Social historian Sheila Rowbotham is, says the Guardian, 'One of Britain’s most important, if unshowy, feminist thinkers'. In Rebel Crossings she charts the lives of six little-known Brits who carried the torch of emancipation and utopianism to the US...