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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.

Stephen D King

An Uncertain Economic Future?

Friday 18 August 10:30am - 11:30am

Is globalisation now a busted flush? Senior economic adviser at HSBC, Stephen D King certainly believes that it is no longer the inevitable force it once appeared and that the rise of nationalism, Trump and Brexit are signs that the public’s patience...