Matt Haig, best-selling author of How to Stop Time and Reasons to Stay Alive, talks about his latest release, Notes on a Nervous Planet, in this engaging and hopeful discussion about living with mental illness in the modern world. Chaired by Richard Holloway.Read More
Carnegie Medal-winning author Melvin Burgess is joined by spoken word artist and writer, Steven Camden aka Polarbear, and award-winning advertising copy-writer turned author, L J MacWhirter, to discuss writing about difficult issues in their latest books.Read More
Comedian and best-selling author, Ruby Wax brings her sharp-witted humour and a degree in mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) together to the Book Festival via her latest book, How To Be Human: The Manual, chaired by Jackie McGlone.Read More
In a discussion which explored what freedom means as a reader and as a writer, award-winning authors Lari Don, Candy Gourlay and Elizabeth Wein shared their perspectives, chaired by Elizabeth Fratarolli and Justin Davies from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.Read More
Vice-chair of the Clinton Foundation and author of two new children’s books; She Persisted and She Persisted Around the World, Chelsea Clinton shares the stories of twenty-six inspiring women who changed history across the globe. Chaired by Carol Wood, Board Director at Edinburgh International Book Festival.Read More
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