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Literary Leicester Festival Brochure 2014

With guests: Penelope Lively, Will Self, John Banville, Eimear McBride, Bali Rai, Carrie Etter, Moniza Alvi, Anne Fine, Cerrie Burnell, Patience Agbabi, and Mark Bostridge

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Literary Leicester Festival Brochure 2015

With Bruce Robinson, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Caryl Phillips, Louis de Bernières, Elleke Boehmer, Emily Gravett, David Almond, Lisa Williamson and Stuart Hill, 'Raving Beauties' theatre group, Jamie Mollart . We remember local poet G.S. Fraser and artist Rigby Graham. Our own academics offer talks on the Battle of Waterloo, Samuel Pepys, James Joyce and Graham Joyce.

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Authors who have visited Literary Leicester include: Lauren Child, Louis de Bernières, Colin Dexter, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Frayn, Amitav Ghosh, Germain Greer, Linton Kwesi Johnon, Penelope Lively, David Lodge, Roger McGough, Will Self, Colm Tóibín, Sue Townsend, Fay Weldon and Jaqueline Wilson

"A serious gathering, seriously run, with a seriously cosmopolitan audience... Even I enjoyed it..." Will Self

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