Wed, 13/06/2012 - 10:20
Specialist booksellers might be in decline, but literature and arts festivals are on the rise, and publishers and authors are busier than ever promoting themselves and selling books.
The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival
Fri, 18/03/2011 - 11:51
Britain has experienced an exponential growth in book festivals in the past decade. There are, of course, the monster festivals that are literary highlights of each year such as the UK's, and perhaps the world's, most visited, the Edinburgh International Book Festival (just over 200,000 people attended in 2010), and arguably the globe...
Mon, 01/06/2009 - 10:30
The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival has announced the 10 guest directors who will each curate a day of the festival, which takes place 9th–18th October, to celebrate the festival's 60th anniversary. Authors Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jonathan Coe and Monica Ali are among those taking part.
Poet Simon Armitage will...