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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.

Martin Gayford

Bringing Pictures to Vivid Life

Friday 25 August 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Art critic Martin Gayford has once again teamed up with long-time collaborator David Hockney on a project to record one thing: a history of pictures.The book's subtitle, From the Cave to the Computer Screen, aptly suggests the expansive remit they gave...