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Eoin Colfer

The Federation Lecture

Hay Festival 2005, 
The fantasist-thriller writer will introduce the fourth in his series, Artemis Fowl The Opal Deception, in a talk full of fun, laughter and fascination.
(Age 9+)

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Thomas Graves talks to Chris Salewicz

Hay Festival 2005, 
The Publsiher, musician and writer introduces his witty and captivating Mallorcan memoir Tuning up at Dawn.

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Tom Petherick and Melaine Eclare

Heligan: Portrait of the Lost Gardens

Hay Festival 2004, 
The Cornish estate gardens at Heligan flourished from their establishment in the twelth century until the tragedies of the Great War. Rediscovered in 1990 and restored, they are now the most visited private gardens in BRitain. The Horticultural Director and the country's leading garden photographer discuss the story.

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Simon Signh

Hay Festival 2005, 
The author of The Cracking Code Book looks at secret codes from Ancient Rome toi the Internet. How do you make codes and how do you break them? How can you protect your diary from prying eyes and how can you sneak a peak at someone else's emails? Simon will have a genuine German World War II Enigma code machine to show how secret codes changed history.
(Age 10+)

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Sophie Windham

Hay Festival 2005, 
Take one dog, add a nasty duck and you have a recipe for frenzy, fowl play and fun. The author and illustrator reads and draws from her new picture book Harold and the Duck.

(Ages 5-7)

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Fault Lines

Dhaka 2014, 
A collection of short stories on 1971, featuring Niaz Zaman and Md. Badrul Ahsan. Chaired by Mahrukh Mohiuddin.

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Booktubers y novelistas. Javier Ruescas y Benito Taibo en conversación con Magali Velasco

Querétaro 2016, 

El escritor, comunicador y docente Benito Taibo (México) es muy conocido por su trabajo de difusión de la literatura, así como por su labor como escritor; su libro Cómplices es una invitación a descubrir el placer de la lectura. Javier Ruescas (España) es probablemente uno de los booktubers más conocidos en el mundo hispano, ofreciendo crítica literaria online; es además autor, entre otras, de las novelas PLAY y Pulsaciones. Conversarán con Magali Velasco sobre la interesante combinación entre medios aparentemente tan diferentes como la literatura tradicional y las redes sociales.

Para jóvenes a partir de 12 años

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Anthony Anaxagorou

Heterogeneous

Hay Festival 2018, 

The writer of poetry, fiction and prose, poetry educator, founder and artistic director of Out-Spoken will read new work that explores identity, race, history and gender.

YA

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Denis Judd

The Lion and The Tiger

Hay Festival 2004, 
Professor Judd examines the relationship between Britain and India from the first Elizabethan pirates and the foundation of the East India Company in 1600 to the overthrow of the Raj.

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Peter Bazalgette talks to Mark Lawson

Billion Dollar Game

Hay Festival 2005, 
The Endemol super-exec examines the rise and rise of reality TV, and the company that changed the face of popular entertainment with Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, Survivor and Big Brother.

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Eleanor Updale, David Starky, Michael Wood, Andrew Marr

Writers Workshop

Hay Festival 2005, 
The legendary essayist, screenwriter and poineer of confessional journalism is celebrated for her writing about American life and politics and about international affairs. 'My only advantage as a reporter is that I am so physically small that people tend to forget that my presence runs counter to their best interests.'

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Babette Cole

Hay Festival 2005, 
The writer and illustrator of The Trouble with Dad, Mumy Laid an Egg, Dr  Dog and numerous pop-up books featuring every animal you can think of, will read us one of her favourite stories, draw some of her characters and ask the audience to help her create a story book on stage. (Age 4-6)

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David Lodge

Hay Festival 1999, 
The great comic novelist presents his play Home Truths focussing on the central scene of an interview of a writer by a journalist.

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Blue Shield, protegiendo el panorama cultural. Carlos de Habsburgo-Lorena en conversación con Ramón Pérez-Maura

Cartagena 2017, 
Blue Shield es la organización que ha velado por la salvaguarda de importantes yacimientos del patrimonio cultural de Libia, Afganistán y otros lugares azotados por la guerra. El archiduque Carlos de Habsburgo es el presidente de su comité internacional. Conversa con Ramón Pérez-Maura, adjunto al director de ABC.

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James Fenton, Timothy Garton Ash, Darryl Pinckney

The Writer Looks at the World

Hay Festival 1999, 
A panel discussion with three New York Review of Books contributors who will discuss the risks  of arriving at a viewpoint when writing about an event, as well as airing their views of fairness, accuracy and judgment.

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Emyr Humphreys At Eighty

Hay Festival 1999, 
An interview with the celebrated novelist, shortlisted for the Book of the Year Award for The Gift of a Daughter. He talks to Jason Walford Davies.

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Sting

Hay Festival 2005, 
The songwriter and bass player discusses his work and his memoir Broken Music with David Sinclair.

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Ben Hamilton-Baillie

Shared Space

Hay Festival 2005, 
The inspirational traffic, transport and design consultant is causing a revolution in urban planning and is set to radically improve the way we live and move around.

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The Colonel Who Would Not Repent

Dhaka 2014, 
Salil Tripathi's new bookis about the far-reaching consequences of Bangladesh's brutal birth. He is in conversation with freedom fighter A Qayyum Khan, marking the launch of his book In Bangladesh.

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Piers Morgan talks to Rosie Boycott

The Insider: The Private Diaries of a Scandalous Decade

Hay Festival 2005, 
Tabloid thug finds journalistic redemption protesting against Iraq War, then gets fired over dodgy photos.

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Jung Chang

Mao: The Unknown Story

Hay Festival 2005, 
The Wild Swans author launches her revelatory and shocking study of Mao Tse Tung, in conversation with Rosie Boycott.

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Tim Lott and Hari Kunzru

Penguin Breakfast 1

Hay Festival 2005, 
Readings of new short works to celebrate the paperback publisher's seventieth anniversary.

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David Baddiel talks to Rosie Boycott

The Secret Purposes

Hay Festival 2005, 
The comedian's novel depicts the intternment of German Jewish refugees on the Isle of Man in the 1940s.

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Jane Fonda talks to Mark Lawson

My Life So Far

Hay Festival 2005, 
The actor and activist discusses her life and career with the writer and broadcaster.

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Richard Jones

Soft Machines: Nanotechnology and Life

Hay Festival 2005, 
Why the nano-world is so different to the macro-world that we are all familliar with, and how nanotechnology may have more in common with biology than conventional engeneering.