Verso authors give talks at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
July 21, 2010 by versouk
Verso authors Alberto Toscano, Dan Hind, Gideon Levy and Tariq Ali will be giving talks based on their new books at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from the 14th-30th August.
14:30/ Wednesday 25th August 2010:
Alberto Toscano, “Fanaticism and Anarchism in a New Light”. Toscano will be giving a talk about his new book Fanaticism on the Uses of an Idea at Peppers Theatre.
19:00/ Thursday 26th August 2010:
Alberto Toscano and M J Hyland give a talk called “The Culture of Fear” at the Highland Spiegeltent.
12:30/ Wednesday 18th August 2010:
Gideon Levy and Gilbert Achcar, “Dipping Toes into the Toxic Waters of Neverending Conflict”. Levy will be talking about his new book, The Punishment of Gaza at Peppers Theatre.
15:30/ Thursday 26th August 2010:
Phillip Blond and Dan Hind, “How to Rebuild a Democracy we Believe in”. Dan Hind will be talking about his new book The Return of the Public at the Scottishpower Studio Theatre.
16:30/ Wednesday 25th August 2010:
Tariq Ali, “Acclaimed Writer and Commentator Brings Book Cycle to an End”. Ali will be talking about his new book Night of the Golden Butterfly at RBS Main Theatre.
Tickets for all of these talks are available for £8.00-£10.00.
Full information about the festival can be found here.