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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.

Luke Allnutt, Nikita Gill & Katherine May

Read Next Year’s Bestsellers Now

Thursday 17 August 8:15pm - 9:15pm

Discover three of the hottest debut authors before everyone else. Luke Allnutt’s heartbreaking novel We Own The Sky is inspired by his battle with cancer and was fought over by publishers; Nikita Gill is one of our most exciting ‘Instapoets’,...