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Guardian Hay Festival

Zadie Smith, Nadine Gordimer On Guardian Hay Festival Lineup

The Guardian | Mark Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bill Clinton called it the "Woodstock of the mind" while Joseph Heller said it was like a cross between "an international conference and a country wed...

Euro May Not Exist In 10 Years, Says Author John Gray

The Guardian | John Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It was John Gray's turn at the Guardian Hay festival yesterday. He was here to re-plug last year's anthology Gray's Anatomy, though he inevitably did ...

Hay Festival In UK Brings 'Mongrel Mix' Of Authors And Intellectuals

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HAY-ON-WYE, Wales — British industry is a shadow of its former self, the deficit is enormous, public services are facing huge cuts and London's ...

Philip Pullman, Kazuo Ishiguro, Alexander McCall Smith And Others On Bad Reviews, Their Favorite Authors And More

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We asked some of the leading authors at this year's Guardian Hay festival a series of questions. Here are their answers...

Nadine Gordimer: Books Are Essential To Africa's Recovery

The Guardian | Charlotte Higgins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, one of South Africa's most distinguished literary figures and a veteran of the anti-apartheid struggle, has mounted a ...

Guardian Hay Festival Begins Today; Nick Clegg Among Speakers

The Guardian | Charlotte Higgins, Chief Arts Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Clegg will appear with the human rights barrister and author Philippe Sands. The conversation is likely to range widely and robustly over the possibil...

Guardian Hay Festival To Include Competition For Most Beautiful Tweet Ever Written

The Guardian | Jo Adetunji | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The host of literary heavyweights to descend on the Guardian Hay festival may be more used to reviewing substantial literary works, but messages of 14...

UNVEILING: Best 39 Arab Writers Under 40

Hay Festival | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

PRESS RELEASE: As part of Beirut 'World Capital of the Book' festivities, Hay Festival announces the complete list of the 'Beirut39' Project at the 20...