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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.

Kitty Ferguson

An Unfettered Mind

Monday 28 August 7:00pm - 8:00pm

In Stephen Hawking: His Life and Work, Kitty Ferguson remarks that it's no surprise the leading theoretical physicist has signed up for the world's first commercial space flight. After all, at 75, he is still in good health despite being given only two...