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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.

Deborah Levy & Shanthi Sekaran

Mother's Milk

Saturday 26 August 10:15am - 11:15am

In Deborah Levy's Hot Milk, shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize, a mother and daughter arrive in a Spanish village. In the searing summer heat they begin to see each other more clearly than ever before. Two women also inhabit Shanthi Sekaran's...