Fiction Festival 2009 archive

(the one with the wrong year

on the programme)

 

 

Friday 13th March

7.30pm

 

The Detective Novel

Booker shortlisted novelist

Jill Paton Walsh

 

and

Sophie Hannah

 

 

Saturday 14th March

11.00am

 

Discussion

"Does literature civilize, educate or neither?"

 

Chaired by D J Taylor

 

 

Saturday 14th March

3.00pm

 

The Regional Novel

 

Rachel Hore, Mark Illis

 

and

Tessa West

 

 

Saturday 14th March

8.00pm 

 

Booker Prize Winner

Penelope Lively

will read from her work and autobiographical aspects "Reading, writing and letters home"

 

Hostage In Peking

Anthony Grey

 

In conversation with travel writer and novelist

Christopher West

 

 

Sunday 15th March

11.00am

 

The Historical Novel

Beryl Bainbridge

 

D J Taylor

and

Christopher Bigsby

 

Sunday 15th March

3.00pm

 

Desert Island Novels

In which each of the writers will choose six novels and 

one gramophone record to take to a desert island

 Chaired by Christopher Bigsby