• MAR 23

    North London Book Festival: Nadeine Asbali

    • 23 Mar 2024
    • Alexandra Palace

    23 MAR 2024 Doors open 13:45 Transmitter Hall Duration: 1 hour Nadeine’s life changed overnight. As a mixed-race teenager, she had unknowingly been passing as white her entire life – until she decided to wear the hijab. Nadeine Asbali explores themes of identity, belonging and navigating life as a visibly Muslim woman in Britain.  ...

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  • APR 17

    Oxford Literary Festival: Liam Fox

    • 17 Apr 2024

    Following Russia’s aggressive war in Ukraine, the world is suddenly gripped by concerns over energy security. And yet, there is an even greater threat ahead – one that is even more likely to shape the events of the twenty-first century than the competition for oil or gas. The combination of an ever-increasing global population, climate change, industrialisation...

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  • APR 24

    Oxford Literary Festival: Geoffrey Robertson

    • 24 Apr 2024

    There have been dozens of books about the Russian President Vladimir Putin since he launched his illegal invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. Some have examined the historical aspects of the conflict, others have analysed its military and geopolitical importance. However, none so far have looked purely at the legal consequences of that disastrous...

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  • APR 27

    Hexham Literary Festival: Nigel Fletcher

    • 27 Apr 2024

    History is written by the winners, they say. And more often than not, it is written about them too. A library’s worth of books have been published chronicling the UK’s Prime Ministers – those individuals who somehow made it to the top of the greasy pole of politics, however short or undistinguished their tenure. But what about those who failed to make it?...

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  • APR 28

    Hexham Literary Festival: Linda McDougall

    • 28 Apr 2024

    Over a decade before Margaret Thatcher swept to power, another woman was running Britain from 10 Downing Street: Marcia Williams was the first ever female political adviser to a Prime Minister and was said to have a powerful grip on her boss. Historians have described the relationship between Marcia and Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson as one...

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  • MAY 02

    Hexham Literary Festival: Liam Fox

    • 2 May 2024

    Following Russia’s aggressive war in Ukraine, the world is suddenly gripped by concerns over energy security. And yet, there is an even greater threat ahead – one that is even more likely to shape the events of the twenty-first century than the competition for oil or gas. The combination of an ever-increasing global population, climate change, industrialisation...

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  • MAY 05

    Hexham Literary Festival: Alex Grant

    • 5 May 2024

    In September 1962, John Vassall, a clerk at the Admiralty in London, was unmasked as a Soviet spy. After being photographed in compromising positions while working at the British embassy in Moscow, Vassall was blackmailed into handing British defence secrets over to his Soviet handlers for seven years. While there have been several successful books...

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  • MAY 10

    Lewes Speakers Festival: Denis MacShane

    • 10 May 2024

    Tom Baldwin in conversation with Denis MacShane What to expect from Keir Starmer and his government. A conversation between two authors: one who has spent his career writing and communicating about politics and the other who was former Europe Minister under Blair. They base their discussion on two books. The first is by Tom Baldwin. It...

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  • JUL 18

    Buxton Literary Festival: Geoffrey Robertson

    • 18 Jul 2024

    The next Buxton International Festival will take place on 4-21 July 2024.

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  • SEP 21

    Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival: Iain Dale

    • 21 Sep 2024

    Iain Dale is an award-winning broadcaster and presenter of the evening show on LBC Radio. He is the co-host of the For the Many podcast and the Iain Dale’s Book Club podcast. British General Election Campaigns 18302019 takes us on a deep dive through nearly 200 years of British political history in its most dramatic expression: the general election....

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