400 years since Shakespeare's death, Jeanette Winterson brilliantly articulates The Gap of Time – her ‘cover version’ of The Winter’s Tale. A deeply personal reworking of the story of Perdita, the abandoned child, Winterson’s modern novel shifts between London and a US city named New Bohemia. The author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit discusses the challenges of reframing the Bard’s work in the 21st century.
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LGBTQIA+ Voices at Edinburgh International Book Festival17 Aug 2016
From Sue Perkins to Juno Dawson, there's LGBTQIA+ representation throughout the Book Festival programme
Lack of diversity in the publishing world may be rife, but Edinburgh International Book Festival has taken pains to ensure that visitors to the festival can experience the best in LGBTQIA+ writing. From literary superstars like Ali Smith and Jenni Fagan…