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EIBF 2022: Nadifa Mohamed, For Whom is Justice Served?

For whom was justice served on the 3rd of September, 1952? Not for a soul, Nadifa Mohamed declares in her novel The Fortune Men. Released in 2021, the book focuses…

Book Fest 2015: John Boyne – Bringing it All Back Home

Monday, 24th August Chaired by Al Senter The Spiegeltent Perhaps best known amongst book fans as the author of The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, John Boyne is a versatile…

Book Fest 2015: Mark Levisohn – How the Fab Four Made History

Monday, August 24th Chaired by Al Senter Baillie Gifford Main Theatre This event was set to be a treat to any Beatles fans, and so it was. Mark Levisohn, one…

Preview: 2015 Edinburgh International Book Festival (Part II)

The first week of the 2015 Edinburgh International Book Festival is now over, and as we go into to the second half of this two-week long literary party The Student…

Book Fest 2015: Shami Chakrabarti and Security v Human Rights: How Can We Maintain Our Privacy?

Once named “The Most Dangerous Woman in Britain” (a title now stolen from her by the First Minister of Scotland), Shami Chakrabarti still has enough energy and passion to scare…

Book Fest 2015: Alexander McCall Smith

August 18th and 20th Chaired by Jamie Jauncey and Janet Smyth Baillie Gifford Main Theatre In his home city of Edinburgh, Alexander McCall Smith needs little introduction. Emeritus Professor of…

Book Fest 2015: Ziauddin Sardar – The Future of Mecca

Tuesday, August 18th Chaired by Rosemary Burnett Garden Theatre Ziauddin Sardar is perhaps an unknown name to many of The Student’s readers. However, considering the fact that he is one…

Book Fest 2015: Kate Mosse – The Master of Time-Slip Fiction

Wednesday, August 19th Chaired by Jackie McGlone Baillie Gifford Main Theatre Returning to the Book Fest yet again, Kate Mosse has now become one of the trademarks of the festival.…