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Bird paper sculptures appear at Book Festival

A delightful surprise descended on the Edinburgh International Book Festival yesterday, writes Elaine Downs. [Picture: Chris Close photography] _freetofly_ paper sculptures appeared ‘as if by magic’ at the Book Festival in Charlotte Square to delight and inspire book-lovers and festival goers. The paper sculptures of incredible skill and beauty were of all sorts of birds, …

Book Festival: Jonathan Agnew | Alan Spence | Rupert Thomson

Edinburgh International Book Festival Scotsman review: Jonathan Agnew, Alan Spence and Rupert Thomson, reviewed by Ninian Dunnett We are a hard-bitten lot, us Book Festival veterans. Not much can shock anyone who witnessed the disgraceful mud-slinging (with mud) between Rowling’s Radges and the Tolkien Tong. Still, few were prepared yesterday for the revelation that within …

Book Festival: Rowan Williams with Julia Neuberger

Edinburgh International Book Festival review: Susan Mansfield reports on an event featuring former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, in conversation with Rabbi Julia Neuberger. [Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, with Rabbi Julia Neuberger – picture: TSPL] CHARLOTTE Square was buzzing well before 10am on Thursday in anticipation of the morning’s event with former Archbishop …

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