Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Guildford Book Festival

Here in the UK, most literary eyes are currently on the 16th Guildford Book Festival, which kicked off on Sunday. This year sees the largest collection of literary minds and events than ever before in the organisation’s history. There is to be found, an amazing array of talented writers, chefs, journalists, comedians and personalities hosting events, talks and seminars over the course of the festival.

The festival covers all genres including non-fiction, biography, history, children’s writing, poetry, science, arts and even wellbeing. Among the best known names appearing this year are Clive James, Ian Rankin, Gerald Scarfe, Gloria Hunniford, Jane Wenham Jones, Michael Connelly, Simon Hoggart, Sue Townsend and Keith Floyd.

The festival runs to the 30th October. For more information and to view this years brochure, go to www.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk


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