2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival – 29th August p.m.

So that’s it over for another year – well closer to 50 weeks, but who’s counting – and the final day saw a couple of big name political figures in the shape of Gordon Brown and, not listed – and not as big as Mr. Brown – Scottish Secretary, David Mundell.  More...

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By John Preece On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival – 26th August p.m.

Another day of reschedules, no shows and a didn’t know. Once again the staff tried their best, but…..  More...

By John Preece On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival – 25th August p.m.

Another afternoon of ‘no shows’ at the allotted time, then all arriving at once. The poor press staff were running all over the place to try and find people. Did their best…… More than can More...

By John Preece On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival – 24th August p.m. Pt. 2

Later on in the day we were visited round the back of the tent by Sir Vince Cable and another ‘Man Booker Prize Nominee’, Wyn Menmuir.  More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival – 24th August p.m.

Another day, another gathering, this one a bit more avant garde when it came to timings, but, at least, they all turned up at some point.  More...