Books festival of the week: Guildford Book Festival, various venues
Friday 11 October 2013
More than 80 authors will feature at this festival in the Surrey town. Highlights includes Philip Ziegler talking to Tarquin Olivier about his father, Laurence, Simon Thurley chronicling the history of Britain's heritage industry, and Judith Mackrell telling the stories of six women form the Twenties.
Elsewhere Judith Flanders revisits the Victorian city, Matthew d'Ancona investigates the Coalition government and Simon Singh reveals the mathematical secrets of The Simpsons, while fiction comes from Sebastian Faulks, Peter James and Joanna Trollope.
01483 444334; guildfordbookfestival.co.uk; Thursday to 27 October
Film Leonardo DiCaprio hunts Tom Hardy
Arts & Ents blogs
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- 2 London is the most googled city in the world
- 3 Porn block in India: hundreds of sexual websites banned, internet outraged
- 4 Giant Minion terrorises drivers in Ireland as 40ft inflatable blocks traffic on Dublin road
- 5 Richard Dawkins ridicules Sabrina Corgatelli for claiming her giraffe kill was 'ethical'
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Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
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Labour leadership race: Jeremy Corbyn could be the next Prime Minister, says Ken Clarke