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Cambridge Literary Festival Highlights

  • Saturday, 24. November 2018 to Sunday, 25. November 2018
  • Various venues, Cambridge

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The winter edition of the Cambridge Literary Festival, in association with the New Statesman, is almost upon us. Here are some highlights.


Saturday 24 November

The Condition of England: Jason Cowley, Isabel Hardman and David Runciman in conversation. Chaired by George Eaton, NS political editor

Steve Bell: The Rise of Corbyn. Chaired by Jasper Jackson, digital editor of the New Statesman

Jonathan Coe: Middle England. Chaired by Helen Lewis, associate editor of the NS

John Gray and Rowan Williams in conversation, chaired by Michael Prodger, assistant editor at the NS

David Reynolds on The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

Elif Shafak talks to Maureen Freely

Alan Johnson & David Hepworth: Pop, Politics & passion. Chaired by Tom Gatti, head of books and features at the NS


Sunday 25 November

David Runciman: How Democracy Ends. Chaired by Helen Lewis, associate editor of the NS

The Goldsmiths Prize winner: Robin Robertson, author of The Long Take, in conversation with Goldsmiths Prize judge Elif Shafak and Tom Gatti

Crumbling Britain: Hilary Cottam, Dawn Foster & James Bloodworth, chaired by Jonn Elledge, NS online editor

Melissa Harrison & Horatio Clare: Seasonal Rites. Chaired by Tom Gatti

Oz Clarke in conversation with the NS drinks writer Nina Caplan

Sarah Perry and Sarah Moss: Untold Stories

Richard Wilkinson & Kate Picket: The Benefits of an Equal Society. Chaired by Jonn Elledge

Food Glorious Food: Niki Segnit, author of The Flavour Thesaurus, in conversation with the NS food writer Felicity Cloake


See here for tickets, venues, detailed timings and programme

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