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BOOK FESTIVAL: Markus Zusak on why his new book is better than the last

“You want to write a book that means something and you want to write a book that means everything to you,” says Markus Zusak...

BOOK FESTIVAL: Ali Smith on what keeps her hopeful

“We are increasingly being asked to divide ourselves there is no divide there is no difference between us..” - Ali Smith is describing...

BOOK FESTIVAL – Susan Calman’s life is on the sunny side

BY BOB CUMMINS Lee Randall, writer, interviewer and programmer introduces the Scottish comedian and writer, Susan Calman; "one of the hardest working women in show...

BOOK FESTIVAL – Six of the Best Crime Writers

AS AN occasional series as part of the Book Festival 2018, we are publishing sets of Six of the Best Authors of certain genres.  This collection...

BOOK FESTIVAL – Ruby Wax: “a bitch” advocating mindfulness

BY JEAN WEST "I'm a bitch; rage is my drug of choice," asserts Ruby Wax before a sold out audience at Edinburgh International Book Festival. She...

BOOK FESTIVAL – Ade Edmondson on playing in The Junkyard

BY BOB CUMMINS A comic from the start, kids laugh hysterically as Ade Edmondson dances sideways on to the stage and continues right back off...

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