A number of South African author’s will be attending.
The Edinburgh International Book Festival will take place in Scotland’s capital city next week. Here are the details:
Date: 9th – 25th August 2014
Venue: Charlotte Square Gardens
Time: 9:30 am till late
Admission fee: FREE entry to the Gardens; fees are imposed on certain events
There are many activities planned for the book festival such as book sales, book signing, events for children and teenagers (Baillie Gifford Children’s Programme), reading workshops, discussion on Scotland’s future etc. Prominent authors that are scheduled to make appearances include Irvine Welsh, Tony Parsons, Malorie Blackman, Darren Shan, Alexander McCall Smith, Sophie Hannah, and Haruki Murakami.