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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.

Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series

I'm Coming with You

Sunday 20 August 5:30pm - 6:15pm

Scottish PEN fights for oppressed writers and marginalised linguistic groups. To celebrate its 90th anniversary, its Writers in Exile Committee produced an anthology, I'm Coming With You, which shares the thoughts and feelings of people from countries...