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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.

Richard English & Mark Muller Stuart

Does Terrorism Work?

Friday 25 August 2:15pm - 3:15pm

In his latest work, leading academic expert Richard English puts forward the often under-scrutinised question Does Terrorism Work? He argues that we must acknowledge that sometimes it does. Today, he's joined by international mediator and human rights...