Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010

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Audio events from Edinburgh International Book Festival Events

Episodios

  • Powering the Planet 2010 Event

    Powering the Planet 2010 Event

    31/01/2011 Duración: 01h04min

    Scotland is seeking to become a world leader in renewable energy, while the arguments continue to rage about oil, 'cleaner coal' and nuclear power. How do we provide fuel for the world without destroying it in the process, and can Scotland really be a key player?

  • Fay Weldon and Fatima Bhutto 2010 Event

    Fay Weldon and Fatima Bhutto 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 01h30s

    The celebrated Fay Weldon and the superb Fatima Bhutto captivated Book Festival audiences in this 2010 event chaired by Ruth Padel.

  • Simon Callow 2010 Event

    Simon Callow 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 58min

    On Monday 16 August, a gentleman came to the Information Desk to return his earpiece unused. "I didn't need it", he explained; "I've just been to the Simon Callow event!"

  • Jeanette Winterson 2010 Event

    Jeanette Winterson 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 59min

    Legendary writer Jeanette Winterson inspired her audience with tremendous charm on 16 August, speaking movingly of happiness and the pursuit thereof.

  • Carol Ann Duffy 2010 Event

    Carol Ann Duffy 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 01h08min

    We welcomed Britain's Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy to the Book Festival in 2010 for three remarkable events. In this beautifully-received event she read new work from The Bees.

  • Christos Tsiolkas 2010 Event

    Christos Tsiolkas 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 58min

    Christos Tsiolkas flew all the way to Edinburgh from his home in Australia to open the 2010 Edinburgh International Book Festival in fine literary style.

  • Nicholas Parsons 2010 Event

    Nicholas Parsons 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 01h01min

    Chatting to chair Al Senter, the inimitable Nicholas Parsons showed that the oldest gameshow host ever still retains his famous ability to entertain.

  • John Green 2010 Event

    John Green 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 53min

    On 15 August droves of enthusiastic fans were treated to a visit from American teen novel master John Green. In a stroke of genius he arranged a meet-up beforehand for the Edinburgh-based fans in his audience...!

  • David Mitchell 2010 Event

    David Mitchell 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 57min

    The remarkable author of the Booker-winning Cloud Atlas sold out the Book Festival's biggest venue many weeks in advance. Talking to chair Steven Gale, he delighted festival audiences with his warmth and humour.

  • A S Byatt 2010 Event

    A S Byatt 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 59min

    In a surprise Book Festival event announced after the 2010 programme went to print, A S Byatt charmed her substantial audience to the full.

  • Joseph Stiglitz 2010 Event

    Joseph Stiglitz 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 01h04s

    A 2010 Book Festival event that will be talked about for some time to come. Nobel Prize-winning economist, Joseph Stiglitz, delivered a thought-provoking event with the words of a real insider.

  • Cressida Cowell 2010 Event

    Cressida Cowell 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 59min

    A chance to hear the author of the book-turned-into-big-screen-hit How to Train your Dragon in her fantastic and wildly popular 2010 kids' event, ideal for ages 8 - 12.

  • Seamus Heaney 2010 Event

    Seamus Heaney 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 50min

    We are delighted to offer you a chance to listen to celebrated Irish poet Seamus Heaney in his fantastic and extremely popular event with us in 2010.

  • Andrew OHagan 2010 Event

    Andrew O'Hagan 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 01h02min

    August 2010 saw writer Andrew O'Hagan bring to the Book Festival an unforgettable tale of Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra and a dog called Maf.

  • David Vann and Willy Vlautin 2010 Event

    David Vann and Willy Vlautin 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 01h02min

    Another chance to listen to two writers who have produced riveting, heartbreaking and sometimes shocking accounts of father-son relationships.

  • Emma Donoghue and Fiona Shaw 2010 Event

    Emma Donoghue and Fiona Shaw 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 52min

    Listen to two unique writers as they look at love and trauma through a child's eyes. Emma Donoghue's Room and Fiona Shaw's Tell it to the Bees are two remarkable works.

  • Joyce Carol Oates 2010 Event

    Joyce Carol Oates 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 59min

    In this event Joyce Carol Oates joined chair Jackie McGlone to discuss her two books published in 2010, both of which, in very different ways, involve young people coming to terms with their own sexuality.

  • Philippe Sands 2010 Event

    Philippe Sands 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 56min

    Join Philippe Sands QC in his 2010 Book Festival event to learn why he believes the policy of abuse at Guantanamo Bay originated with Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney and George W Bush.

  • Reggie Nadelson with Ian Rankin 2010 Event

    Reggie Nadelson with Ian Rankin 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 54min

    In this event crime writing extraordinaire Reggie Nadelson discussed the ventures of her brilliantly believable detective, with Edinburgh’s own favourite crime writer, Ian Rankin.

  • Roddy Doyle 2010 Event

    Roddy Doyle 2010 Event

    28/10/2010 Duración: 54min

    Listen to this audio recording to join the audience of Roddy Doyle's fantastic 2010 Book Festival children’s event, ideal for ages 7+ and families.

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