Edinburgh Book Festival
This was billed as "The Baker Tilly Event" and was another packed, sell-out for the Book Festival indicating the tremendous pulling power of former Conservative Party MP Ann Widdecombe as
Chair Rosemary Burnett introduced Ma Jian's new book "The Dark Road" as being "an amazing read".
This was an exceptional experience and the talk by Paul Roberts, the Curator of the British Museum's current exhibition on Pompeii and the Vesuvius eruption of AD79. It was absolutely packed out.
This was a totally fascinating and entertaining hour with Douglas Hurd and Edward Young, ably chaired by Allan Little.
A. L. Kennedy is no stranger to the Edinburgh International Book Festival, or indeed to other such events.
They were ordinary soldiers with dodgy equipment and often poor leadership.
Leading us away from our laptops, manicured lawns and comfy sofas as well as our fear of things that might bite is environmentalist and columnist George Monbiot.
This was a fascinating first hour at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in which Charles Emmerson looked at the world before the First World War i
It was in August 1983 when the gates to Charlotte Square Gardens opened to visitors for the inaugural Edinburgh Book Festival, featuring 120 authors including John Updike
In 1983, the inaugural Edinburgh International Book Festival was only the third literary festival in the UK and while 30,000 visitors enjoyed events with 120 authors including John Updike, P D Jame