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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.

Ann Pettifor

Reining in the Banks

Sunday 20 August 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The UK-based South African political economist has three simple questions she believes we all want answers to: what is money, where does it come from and who controls it? Many of us could have a decent stab at those first two, but with Ann Pettifor...