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16.6.11

Tom McCarthy attending Edinburgh Book Festival 2011

Author of C joins an impressive line-up
Tom McCarthy to appear at this year's Edinburgh Book Festival: 'C author Tom McCarthy is a genius at tracing myth through modernism – he promises to explain "how writing works" using Ovid, Rilke, Cocteau and a dash of Kraftwerk.' [Read More]

The Guardian website has also drawn attention to the following attendees: Alan Hollinghurst, Jennifer Egan, Karen Russell, Colm Tóibín, Alasdair Gray, Will Self, AL Kennedy, Ali Smith, Alan Warner, Neil Gaiman, A. S. Byatt, Audrey Niffenegger, Alexander McCall Smith, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Jo Nesbø, Kurdo Baksi, Michael Longley, Liz Lochhead, and Carol Ann Duffy.

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