Edinburgh International Book F podcasts

Caroine Lucas at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Her book won’t make Caroline Lucas very popular with the Westminster establishment. In Honourable Friends? the first...

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Limmy at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Appearing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival for the first time with his first book, Daft Wee Stories,...

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George the Poet at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

George Mpanga is the 24 year old Cambridge-educated wordsmith who has attracted attention and accolades with his...

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Yasmin Alibhai-Brown & Bidisha at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is one of Britain’s most important commentators on multiculturalism: in Exotic England she...

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John Boyne at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Author of multi-million bestseller The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, John Boyne has unleashed his next book for younger...

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Julian Barnes at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

One of our finest writers, Julian Barnes first wrote about art in his novel A History of the World in 10½ Chapters....

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Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Erin Saltman & Åsne Seierstad with Lennie Goodings at Edinburgh International Book Festi...

What draws women to the extremes of war? Åsne Seierstad, acclaimed author of The Bookseller of Kabul and a seasoned...

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Nicola Morgan at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

What is the 21st Century Doing to Our Teenagers? Nicola Morgan, author of Blame My Brain and The Teenage Guide to...

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Hyeonseo Lee at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

As a child of Kim Il-sung’s North Korea, a teenage Hyeonseo Lee believed the Dear Leader was her saviour, even...

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Ryan Gattis and Marlon James at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Images of the 1992 LA riots were beamed across the world as six days of violence left a city bruised and broken. In...

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Chigozie Obioma & Simon Sylvester at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Chigozie Obioma’s thrillingly assured debut novel The Fishermen is set in small-town Nigeria, while Simon Sylvester’s...

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Why I Call Myself a Feminist at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

In this event entitled “a Rally, a Rant, a Story, a Song, a Protest, a Poem”, women – and men – take to the mike for...

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Johann Hari at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

It’s a century since drugs were first banned in the United States, thus unleashing a war against narcotics that has...

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Greg Proops at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Greg Proops is well-known for his appearances on the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and for his hit...

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Joe Sumner & Evie Wyld at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Evie Wyld is fast shooting to international fame as a novelist. Already the winner of Australia’s prestigious Miles...

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Kirstin Innes & Melinda Nadj Abonji at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Two novels which tackle issues of work and family head on. Kirstin Innes’ Fishnet takes us deep into the world of sex...

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Meera Syal at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Acclaimed actor, screenwriter and author of Life Isn’t All Ha Ha Hee Hee, Meera Syal returned to Edinburgh for the...

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Museums and Libraries at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Museums and galleries dominate as destinations, attracting record numbers of visitors to blockbuster shows. Meanwhile...

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Matt Haig at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Award-winning author Siobhan Dowd died in 2007, bequeathing her royalties to a trust which aims to bring the joy of...

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Tom McCarthy at Edinburgh International Book Festival (edbookfest)

Is Tom McCarthy a J G Ballard for the 21st century? Or is he just bullshitting? McCarthy would probably claim he’s...

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