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爱丁堡图书节2010

2010-08-15.Edinburgh Book Festival

爱丁堡图书节(Edinburgh Book Festival,也有翻译成“读书节”的,和“书展”是不同的概念)已经开始了,今年的图书节的主题是“全球格局的变迁”,其中有关中国的部分有 Jonathan Watts (When a Billion Chinese Jump),Richard McGregor (The Party),Michael Dillon (China: A Modern History),还有 Hilary Spurling (Burying the Bones)等作者参加。

排队入场的观众

排队入场的观众

签名售书时间表

签名售书时间表

爱丁堡图书节的成功程度,可以从观众人数上看出,参加图书节的作者大部分都不是畅销类型小说作家,或是明星自传作者,然而每场讲座几乎都坐满了观众。

今年爱丁堡图书节的部分选择:

与中国有关:
Debate: Will China Rule the World, by Jonathan Watts and Richard McGregor
Jonathan Watts (When a Billion Chinese Jump)
Michael Dillon (China: A Modern History) & Francis Pike (Empires at War)
Hilary Spurling (Burying the Bones)
Matthew Kelly (Finding Poland) & Jan Wong (Chinese Whispers)
Frank Dikötter

政治:
Gary Younge (Who We Are)
Douglas Hurd & Edward Young (Choose Your Weapons)
A.C. Grayling
Heather Brooke (The Silent State & Your Right to Know)
Polly Toynbee & David Walker
Martin Rowson & Steve Bell

文化历史:
Edward Hollis (The Secret Lives of Buildings)
Stephen Poliakoff
Michael Burleigh (Moral Combat)
Robert Fox (We Were There)

今日世界:
John Simpson
Ha-Joon Chang & Anatole Kaletsky

科学与经济:
Frank Close & Ian Sample
Tim Harford

出版:
The Future of Books
The Future of Publishing

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