Life hasn’t all been cakes and ale for the Great British Bake Off co-presenter Sue Perkins. In her memoir Spectacles, the hugely popular comedian draws acres of charm and even hilarity out of a life of emotional challenges. Some revealing moments, like meeting Mel Giedroyc’s first baby or the death of her beagle, are profoundly moving indeed. She talks to Viv Groskop.
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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…