Edinburgh Book Festival
The temporary, tented village at Charlotte Square's Georgian garden, in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town, is the venue for the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The "biggest festival of the written word in the world" brings writers, poets, thinkers, politicians, photographers and artists from 40 different countries to debate, discuss, argue and inspire.
The Edinburgh Book Festival releases its 2013 programme in June.
These two speakers, both acknowledged experts on their subjects, gave a succinct analysis of the current situation in China and Central Asia with a survey of future prospects that cleared away many
Kate Summerscale is renowned for her non fiction “thriller”, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (one of the earliest Scotland Yard detectives), which covers his investigations into&n
This was an imaginative and inspirational double act - an international best selling crime writer in conversation with one of the leading forensic anthropologists in the UK
The first debate on ‘Would Culture Lose its Shine in an Independent Scotland?’ promised we
Billed as considering ‘The Emotional Arguments', the final debate of three sponsored by The Guardian newspaper at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, under the heading ‘Re-Thinki
John McCarthy was introduced by Allan Little for this inaugural Frederick Hood Memorial Lecture. It was also the concluding event of a most successful Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Jonathan Steele is a journalist with The Guardian and has been reporting on Afghanistan since 1981.
Saul David seems to have undergone an alarming make-over since the earlier days of his writing career.
Professor Paul Broda was introduced by Tam Dalyell who said that it must be unique to have two fathers who both passed secrets to the Soviet Union in 1942 for no personal gain. Hi