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The Golden Man Booker Prize

The Golden Man Booker Prize

Where better to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Man Booker  than at the Hay Festival. Philippe Sands, Elif Shafak and Juan Gabriel Vasquez joined Gaby Wood to discuss the shortlist for for the Golden Man Booker prize.



If Israel is to be democratic, there must be a Palestinian state alongside it

If Israel is to be democratic, there must be a Palestinian state alongside it
Israeli democracy us under attack from its own government, former prime minister Ehud Barak told the Hay Festival. He said there was no more urgent task than to prevent the “slippery slope” towards a one-state solution, since that would also doom democracy. 

Race, Identity and Belonging

Race, Identity and Belonging

Afua Hirsch has been called “one of the most dangerous women in Britain”, a statement she said she found hugely flattering. This afternoon she  spoke to a Hay Festival audience about Britain’s identity crisis and societal colour blindness.


How Catholic Ireland shaped Roddy Doyle

How Catholic Ireland shaped Roddy Doyle
Booker-Prize winning novelist Roddy Doyle took to the Hay stage today to discuss his eleventh novel, Smile, his career so far and how his work has been shaped by the experience of growing up in Catholic Ireland.

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