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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.

Mark O'Connell & Angela Saini

The Future of Science

Wednesday 16 August 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Our technological and scientific futures are at risk if we don’t answer some crucial questions and face up to a few inconvenient truths, argue these two writers. For Angela Saini, science’s failure to understand women and tendency to misrepresent...