An expectant queue snakes around the boardwalk that rings the wet Saturday morning grass of Charlotte Square Gardens. Edinburgh’s International Book Festival may have just begun, but the venue is sold out and there’s that unmistakable ripple of pre-event anticipation travelling up and down the line. We’re here to see Tariq Ali, who will be discussing his most recent book, The Dilemmas of Lenin, published in commemoration of the Russian Revolution’s centenary.Read More
What do we do with the choices we’re given? This is what lies at the heart of Joshua Ferris’s compilation of short stories, The Dinner Party, where the anxieties of his characters collide with the aftermath of their decisions.Read More
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