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What is the role of radicalism in Edinburgh’s literary scene?

The buzz of interested brains, the engagement and undivided attentiveness of open minds is palpable in the audience at Assembly Roxy on the bustling third day the Radical Book Fair…

Radical Book Fair: ‘Should I be afraid’? Richard Seymour on his new book, The Twittering Machine

Radical language intimidates us easily. Defined by bold characterizations and hyperboles, it echoes throughout Richard Seymour’s book The Twittering Machine. That “we are all addicts” is only one of the…

Radical Book Fair: Priyamvada Gopal on her new book, Insurgent Empire

A diverse crowd mills through the book stalls at Lighthouse’s Radical Book Fair, vending forward-thinking literature from new voices as well as beloved authors – illustrated children’s stories on Greta…

Radical Book Fair: Feminist Horror Night

Lighthouse Bookshop’s Radical Book Fair presents Feminist Horror Night in the Assembly Roxy. Originally a church, the venue not only helps to create the eerie and spooky mood, but its…

Radical Book Fair Launch: Shami Chakrabarti on Women

“I believe the meaning of life is other people”, claims Shami Chakrabarti upon launching the Radical Book Fair with her talk ‘On Women’ to a sold-out audience on 16 November.…

Radical Book Fair Overview

The Edinburgh Independent & Radical Book Fair was established in 1996 by Wole Soyinka in conjunction with Word Power Books. In this, its twenty-first year, it returns to Edinburgh from…