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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.

Peter Conradi

Is Russia Lost to Us for Good?

Sunday 20 August 7:15pm - 8:15pm

Is the new Cold War-esque Russia actually the fault of a Western world which gloated when the Soviet Union collapsed? Peter Conradi, the Sunday Times foreign editor and co-author of The King’s Speech, argues that our basic misunderstanding of what...