Unbound: Stories, Music And Literary High Jinks
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A literary experience like no other. Anything goes: storytelling, music, performance, poetry, stand-up – it’s a raw, surprising, sometimes emotional ride. Come with an open mind! Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival
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Reviews & features
Richard Milward on karma and a girl called Kimberly19 Aug 2012
The writer reads from latest book at the Faber Social Unbound event in Charlotte Square
‘One of the best books I’ve ever read about being young, working class and British,’ said Irvine Welsh of Richard Milward’s 2007 debut, Apples. The 27-year-old followed it with Ten Storey Love Song (2009), a riotous tale of tower-block living written in…
Nile Rodgers, the man who brought us disco, to talk at the 2012 Edinburgh Book Festival9 Aug 2012
How one man helped shape a generation of pop
As the Book Festival programme announces, Nile Rodgers is ‘The Man Who Brought Us Disco’. Or, to be more accurate, he is: The Chic Frontman Who Brought Us Disco; Who Worked with Mick Jagger, Prince and Debbie Harry; Who Produced Madonna, David Bowie and…
Unbound at the Edinburgh International Book Festival7 Aug 2012
Night-time strand of off-the-page experimentation featuring Sarah Hall and Jenni Fagan
As wonderful as the Edinburgh International Book Festival is – and believe us, it is wonderful – the leafy confines of Charlotte Square Gardens, the village fete-style white tents and the hordes of latte-sipping Guardianistas can sometimes make the…
Edinburgh Book Festival 2012 day planner3 Aug 2012
Julia Donaldson, AC Grayling, AL Kennedy, Alexander McCall Smith and more
Saturday 11 Julia Donaldson The Glasgow-based Children’s Laureate kicks off the Book Festival with a performance-based show in which she brings life to stories such as The Gruffalo and Superworm. Hubbie Malcolm will be on hand to help things along.
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