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Edinburgh International Book Festival
August 9, 2014, 12:00 AM – August 25, 2014, 12:00 AM EDT
The Edinburgh International Book Festival welcomes over 800 authors in over 700 events each year including novelists, poets, scientists, philosophers, sportsmen, illustrators, graphic artists, historians, musicians, biographers, environmentalists, economists, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides, bringing readers and writers together for entertainment, discussion and pure inspiration. An important feature of the Book Festival’s programme is a high profile debates and discussions series. Each year writers from all over the world gather to become part of this unique forum in which audience and author meet to exchange thoughts and opinions on some of the world’s most pressing issues.
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