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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.

Alys Conran & Uršuľa Kovalyk

Teen Dreams are Made of This

Thursday 24 August 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Two European coming of age stories of striking originality. Alys Conran’s critically acclaimed debut Pigeon takes its title from the nickname of its protagonist - a skinny teen truant living in a desperately poor north Wales village. In The...