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