Podcasts de Edinburgh International Book F

Harry Baker (2017 Event)

PERFORMING POETRY WITH CHARM Meet the man who is a World Poetry Slam Champion turned full-time poet via a maths...

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David France (2018 Event)

LIVING AFTER SURVIVING How to Survive a Plague is David France’s history of the fight against AIDS, the disease...

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Alexander Masters (2016 Event)

A Life on the Scrap Heap In 2001, almost 150 tattered notebooks were discovered in a skip in Cambridge. They were a...

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Shirin Ebadi (2016 Event)

My Fight for Human Rights The first Muslim woman and first Iranian to win a Nobel Peace Prize, Shirin Ebadi is a...

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Charles Fernyhough (2016 Event)

Voices in our Heads Two years ago, authors at the Book Festival took part in a major study into the multiple inner...

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David Millar (2016 Event)

Life in the Peloton Those lucky enough to witness David Millar’s spellbinding Book Festival event in 2011 will...

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Ben Rawlence (2016 Event)

The World’s Largest Refugee Camp Dadaab Refugee Camp in Northern Kenya has existed for 25 years. Originally created...

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Nina Stibbe (2016 Event)

The Funniest Writer in Britain? Already a wildly popular author thanks to her memoir Love, Nina and bestselling...

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Kenny MacAskill (2016 Event)

Unlocking Lockerbie In 2009, then Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill controversially granted the release on...

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Kevin Barry (2016 Event)

John Lennon’s Bad Trip Kevin Barry’s Beatlebone recently won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for ‘fiction at its most...

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Alaa Al Aswany (2016 Event)

Egypt: A Devastating Portrait In 2002, The Yacoubian Building was an international bestseller, establishing Alaa Al...

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Packie Bonner (2016 Event)

The Goalkeeper Who Saved the Day The idea that footballers stay with one club throughout their career is almost...

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Philippe Sands (2016 Event)

East West Street There is no lawyer quite like Philippe Sands QC. Outspoken on a range of human rights issues, from...

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Mark Haddon (2016 Event)

Nine More Curious Incidents First he found literary acclaim with The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,...

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Miranda Sawyer (2016 Event)

Middle-Aged Misery Mid-life crises arrive at different times for different people. For journalist and broadcaster...

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Mervyn King (2016 Event)

Making Banking Better Nearly a decade after the Great Recession of 2007-09, banking may have become one of the...

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Janet Ellis & Lorna Gibb (2106 Event)

Dangerous Heroines Two debut novels whose lead characters will entrance, unnerve and delight. Evoking the blood,...

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Michel Faber (2016 Event)

Strange to be Doing This Without Her The acclaimed author of Under the Skin and The Book of Strange New Things reads...

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Jonathan Safran Foer (2016 Event)

Extremely Talented and Incredibly Close The bestselling US author of Everything is Illuminated launches his first...

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James Kelman (2016 event)

A Road Trip Through America With the publication of Dirt Road, Scotland’s only Booker Prize winner joins a Scottish...

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