Edinburgh Festival line-up revealed

The programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival’s 2015 has been revealed, with speakers coming from over 55 countries. The festival has an international focus this year, with speakers including American author Marilynne Robinson, Spain’s Jaume Cabré, multi-award winning Danish author Helle Helle and Germany’s Jenny Erpenbeck all attending.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Edinburgh International Book Festival line-up revealed

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RebusFest line-up revealed with Edinburgh Festival to partner

The line up for RebusFest, a weekend of literature, music, art and film in Edinburgh organised by Orion Publishing Group and curated by Ian Rankin, has been revealed, with Edinburgh International Book Festival partnering on the event and Waterstones ready to be the festival's official bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BBC reveals festive literary radio line-up

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