Edinburgh Book Festival
An audience with A L Kennedy is never less than an interesting pleasure.
This session with Frances Wilson was chaired by Sheena McDonald who immediately discovered that very few people had read Frances Wilson's book "How to Survive the Titanic" which deals wit
While it may have been natural for the Edinburgh International Book Festival to commence its ‘Re-Thinking The Union’ debates with one which posed the question ‘Would Culture Lose Its Shine In An Independent Scotland?’, it rapidly became clear that the question, however questionable itself, was not going to become the subject under discussion.
In his introductory discussion of ‘A Military History of Scotland’ Edward Spiers was careful to point out that the book in question, some 900 pages in length, weighty in both senses and costing £150 was neither ‘definitive’ nor ‘comprehensive’, as a number of journalists had claimed.
“Eight senior Scottish judges got it wrong, but the question is why?
The National Theatre of Scotland has the ironically inclusive slogan of ‘theatre without walls’ having in their 5 year history produced theatre in spaces from airports to allotment site
Football impressionist and actor Jonathan Watson will be making an appearance at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, in an event with Bob Servant
Half of the twelve authors long-listed for the 2012 Man Booker Prize, announced today, will be appearing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival next month.
The ambitious, global event will bring together fifty delegates from 25 different countries, with a public discussion about the role of fiction in society.
Amid concerns that she would be unable to leave Egypt due to the current political situation, eminent Egyptian writer Ahdaf Soueif has confirmed that she will be appearing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in August.