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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.

Madeleine Bunting

North by North West

Sunday 27 August 10:30am - 11:30am

In Love of Country, former Guardian journalist Madeleine Bunting travels deep into the history and landscape of the Hebrides to find out how the islands have shaped the imagination of both Scotland and Britain. Take an armchair journey with a lucidly...