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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.

Afternoon Tea with Elena Lappin

Discovering life through language

Saturday 26 August 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Born in Moscow, Elena Lappin's family moved to Germany and then Israel, before she went on to live in Canada, the US and now, for longer than anywhere else, in London, where she is a writer and editor. She describes her life as 'five languages in search...