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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.

Loretta Napoleoni

On Terrorism’s Money Trail

Monday 28 August 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The people-smuggling and kidnapping business in the Middle East is worth hundreds of billions of dollars. In Merchants of Men, journalist and economist Loretta Napoleoni draws on first-hand interviews with hostage negotiators and hostages to show how...