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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.

Steve Smith

European Revolution

Sunday 27 August 11:00am - 12:00pm

Author of many works on the Russian and Chinese Revolutions, Steve Smith focuses today on the game-changing events triggered on the edge of Europe in 1917. Drawing upon newly opened archives and research from Russian historians into the long-term...