Edinburgh Book Festival
Put 500, largely older people in a huge tent in Edinburgh and they vote against an independent Scotland.
Roy Hattersley came to the first Edinburgh Book Festival in 1983 and has appeared in every year since then - now he is helping it celebrate its thirtieth year in his capacity as a founder member wi
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