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Guildford Book Festival 2017

The Guildford Book Festival 2017!

The Guide 2 Surrey 03/10/2017 Staff Writer   One of the cultural highlights of the year, the Guildford Book Festival is back this month with another stunning line-up of writers appearing over seven days…   ...Sunday 8th - Sunday 15th October...   Now celebrating its 28th year, the Guildford Book Festival never fails to draw the UK’s best authors, journalists, illustrators, comedians, thinkers and opinion makers and 2017 looks like it might be the best yet. Fiction, non-fiction, sport, history, politics and entertainment; you name the genre and there’ll be a best-selling writer appearing at the festival.   Topping the bill are the inimitable food writer and broadcaster Nigella Lawson, Booker prize-winning author Alan Hollinghurst with his long-awaited sixth novel, The Sparsholt Affair; popular presenter Jeremy Vine to share anecdotes from his hilarious memoir; award-winning BBC World Affairs Editor John Simpson and legendary mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington. Academy Award-winning Tolkien illustrator Alan Lee, will give a rare insight into his work on...

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