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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.

Julian Furman & Ciaran McMenamin

Divided Lives

Wednesday 23 August 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Julian Furman's This is How We Talk has a cast of young Israelis living in a divided country, alienated from their state and conflicted about their role as soldiers and citizens. Ciaran McMenamin's debut Skintown has a riot of characters also living in...