Edinburgh International Book F podcasts

Richard Dawkins (2018 Event)

ONE SOLUTION: EVOLUTION Whatever your opinion of Richard Dawkins, and few people choose to sit on the fence when...

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Ruth Jones (2018 Event)

GAVIN & STACEY WRITER TURNS NOVELIST Acclaimed comedy actress and writer Ruth Jones has turned her talents to...

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Janice Galloway (2018 Event)

A Tribute to Muriel Spark We're celebrating Muriel Spark’s centenary year with a series of tributes to the great...

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Ruby Wax (2018 Event)

A GUIDE FOR LIVING Laughter is the best medicine, so thankfully comedian Ruby Wax has penned a witty follow-up to...

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Jasper Fforde (2018 Event)

NOT-SO-SWEET DREAMS Jasper Fforde has spent years on the bestseller lists with his Thursday Next books. Now he’s...

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Blake Morrison (2018 Event)

POETRY OF NOVEL WRITING The Sunday Times called him ‘One of our most sensitive and stylish writers’ and with his...

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Rachel Kushner (2018 Event)

LIFE AMONG LIFERS Rachel Kushner’s much-anticipated follow-up novel to the dazzlingly successful The Flamethrowers...

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Robin Robertson (2018 Event)

2018 MAN BOOKER SHORTLISTED LA NOIR A renowned poet whose work often hauntingly evokes the lives of Scottish...

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Inua Ellams (2018 Event)

EPIC POETIC TALENT A captivating hour with award-winning playwright and poet Inua Ellams as he performs selections...

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Gina Miller (2018 Event)

STANDING UP FOR JUSTICE Gina Miller came to prominence when she successfully took the British government to the...

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Patrick Gale (2018 Event)

CELLOS BY THE SEASIDE Fans of Patrick Gale, and of Rough Music in particular, will be thrilled to learn that he...

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Sophie Mackintosh & Leni Zumas (2018 Event)

WHAT'S A WOMAN FOR? Fans of Naomi Alderman’s The Power will appreciate these ambitious political novels about women...

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Stuart MacBride with Stephanie Merritt (2018 Event)

CRIME FOR THE MASSES Just what does it take to write a page-turning bestselling crime novel? Dumbarton-born,...

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Adam Kay (2018 Event)

DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE? Working a 97 hour week doesn’t sound much fun for anyone, but when we’re talking about an NHS...

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Juno Dawson: Clean (2018 Event)

As a School Role Model for the charity Stonewall, Juno Dawson is well versed in communicating the nitty gritty to...

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David Walliams (2018 Event)

Britain's biggest author, David Walliams, brings his unique sense of humour to the Book Festival as he shares with...

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Yanis Varoufakis with Shami Chakrabarti (2018 Event)

THE ECONOMICS OF LIBERTY Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has written several influential books and...

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Richard Holloway (2018 Event)

MEMENTO MORI ‘Remember you will die’, said the slave to the Roman general. Richard Holloway’s new book, Waiting for...

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Akala (2018 Event)

THE RUINS OF EMPIRE Race and class have shaped the world of MOBO award-winning hip hop artist, poet and political...

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Dag Solstad (2018 Event)

NORWAY'S TOP PRIZE-WINNING NOVELIST One of Norway’s most celebrated contemporary writers joins us with his latest...

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