Canongate’s own Jamie Byng interview’s Gil Scott-Heron in 2010. This year would have marked Gil’s 68th birthday. His posthumously published, indelible memoir The Last Holiday is now a Canon.

Sun, 26 Aug 17:00
EIBF, Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Edinburgh

Under the penname Ambrose Parry, Chris Brookmyre and Maria Haetzman launch their new novel, The Way of All Flesh, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. 

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Sat, 25 Aug 17:30
Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre, Edinburgh

Gina Miller discusses self-censorship, political silencing, and her book Rise at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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Burning is an art.

The Book of Joan

Lidia Yuknavitch

Drive cover

An extract from the audiobook of the New York Times bestseller, read by the author. Daniel H. Pink’s Drive shows that our intuitive notions of how to motivate others – and ourselves – can be very wrong.

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Dragon's Green cover

An extract from the audiobook of Dragon’s Green by Scarlett Thomas, the first in the thrilling and magical Worldquake Sequence. From the audiobook read by Roger Allam.

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