Whatever you like best about books and reading, there’s no better way to celebrate than with a festival. Is there?Later this week, the books team is off to Edinburgh international book festival to bring you coverage of as many of the events, author talks and discussions we possibly can. From 8 August until 26 August, we’ll be camping out in the press yurt at the festival site at Charlotte Square Gardens. Each day we’ll be writing a live blog and podcast to keep you up to date with all the latest from the festival. And whether you’re in Scotland or Nova Scotia we’d like you to join in. If you are lucky enough to be at the festival, we already have a space open for all your snaps of Edinburgh in full festive swing. However, we know that many of our readers will not be able to be there in person, so we’ll be devising lots of ways for everyone to get involved.Our first challenge is to come up with a quote about reading, which may earn you a very special piece of posterity. For the time being, our lips are sealed – but enter your quote and watch this …read more

Via: The Guardian | Books