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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.

Carlos Fonseca & Paul Stanbridge

Fiction on the Frontiers of Science

Wednesday 23 August 3:30pm - 4:30pm

An event for anyone who likes writers who push the boundaries of contemporary realist fiction. Paul Stanbridge's Forbidden Line is 'Don Quixote on speed', a gleeful hybrid of science, pseudo-science and ingenious philosophy. He's met his match, though,...