With more than 800 authors appearing in over 700 events choosing what to go to can sometimes be difficult. We have done the hard work for you! Our picks for the Edinburgh International Book Festival of events which are not yet sold out for fans of Nordic and Scottish crime writing are :
JM Gulvin & Ragnar Jonasson, Sunday 28 August
Gunnar Staalesen & James Oswald, Sunday 28 August
Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series, Sunday 28 August (Free event, tickets available on the day)
Mark Billingham with Val McDermid, Saturday 27 August
Eva Dolan and Kati Kiekkapelto Tuesday 23 August
Val McDermid, Monday 22 August
Chris Brookmyre, Sunday 21 August
Neil Broadfoot and Michael Malone, Saturday 20 August
Stuart MacBride, Friday 19 August
One of the themes running through the festival is Migrant Stories which looks at the migrant experience through narratives. Migrants and their stories often feature in crime fiction books and TV series so perhaps you might like to check out the events happening here.
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