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Tue 12th Aug 2014
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Venue: 23-25 Cecil Ct, London WC2N 4EZ

HoZ authors, A.J. Smith and Luke Scull, will be attending this annual event that celebrates Fantasy and Science Fiction and is an informal gathering for fans of this genre to meet the best fantasy and science fiction writers published today. 

For more details, visit: http://fantasyinthecourt.com/index.html 

Thu 14th Aug 2014
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Venue: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre

HoZ author James Naughtie, nominated for the First Book Award, will be speaking about his career as a presenter on BBC Radio 4 and as an international journalist. 

For more details, visit: https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/james-naughtie

Sat 16th Aug 2014 to Sun 17th Aug 2014
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Venue: British Library

Illustrator, comic strip maker, and amateur racing cyclist Jan Cleijne will be visiting the British Library!

From 13:30 utnil 14:00 on the 16th of August, he'll be at the live drawing event as part of the Comica exhibition, followed by a book signing in the British Library Bookshop.

From 14:00 until 15:00 on the 17th, Jan will be taking part in the Comica panel event.

Frame by glorious frame, Jan Cleijne's beautiful graphic novel 'Legends of the Tour' captures the essence of the Tour de France - the grit and the glory.

For more information about Comica Festival weekend, see here.

Wed 20th Aug 2014
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Venue: Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

Margie Orford will be joined by Parker Bilal in this fascinating discussion about violence in Egypt after 9/11 and the government sponsored massacre of striking miners in South Africa around the time Orford was writing Water Music. 

For more details, visit: https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/parker-bilal-margie-o...

Fri 22nd Aug 2014
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Venue: ScottishPower Foundation Studio

THE NOT-SO-GREAT WAR? David Olusoga's The World's War presents eyewitness accounts from among the millions of multiracial colonial troops, whose key role in the conflict was later airbrushed out by historians. Part of the Words and War series of events. 

For more details, visit: https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/douglas-newton-david-...