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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.

Jessica Thummel & Tommy Wieringa

This is a Man’s World

Sunday 20 August 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Two novels that explore the meaning of 21st century identity, masculinity and sexuality. Tommy Wieringa’s A Beautiful Young Wife tells of a brilliant microbiologist who believes he’s found happiness when he marries a much younger woman. Jessica...