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Events on Saturday 16 March 2013

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Charles Kingsley’s The Water-Babies

10:00am | Saturday 16 March 2013 Language & Literature
Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

10:00am | Saturday 16 March 2013 Children and Young People
Ros Asquith

Ros Asquith

Letters from an Alien Schoolboy translated by Ros Asquith

10:00am | Saturday 16 March 2013 Children and Young People
Alastair Lack

Alastair Lack

Film Oxford with Alastair Lack

11:00am | Saturday 16 March 2013 Walking Tours
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Calder Walton

Calder Walton

Empire of Secrets: Espionage at the End of Empire

12:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 History
Henrietta Garnett

Henrietta Garnett Interviewed by Jenny Uglow

Wives and Stunners: The Pre-Raphaelites and their Muses

12:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Biography & Memoir
A C Grayling

A C Grayling

The God Argument: The Case against Religion and for Humanism

12:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Philosophy
Marcus Moore

Marcus Moore and Sara-Jane Arbury

Oxford Word Wizards

12:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Children and Young People
Ian Goldin

Ian Goldin

Divided Nations: Why Global Governance is Failing, and What We Can Do About it

12:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Contemporary Society
Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon Interviewed by Bill Heine

The Book of My Lives

12:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Biography & Memoir
Roger Lovegrove

Roger Lovegrove

Islands Beyond the Horizon

2:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Exploration, Travel & Travel History
Shirley Hughes

Shirley Hughes, Clara Vulliamy , Ed Vulliamy and Tom Vulliamy Chaired by Mark Ellen

Shirley Hughes: Keeping it in the Family

2:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Children and Young People
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Spot the Dog

Spot the Dog

Where is Spot?

2:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Children and Young People
Manil Suri

Manil Suri and Prajwal Parajuly

The Land Where I Flee and The City of Devi

2:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Fiction
Tim Stanley-Clarke

Tim Stanley-Clarke

A Special Tasting of Graham’s Vintage Port

2:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Food and Drink
Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith Interviewed by Paul Blezard

Trains and Lovers and No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

3:30pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Fiction
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Jenny Uglow

Jenny Uglow

The Pinecone: The Story of Forgotten Romantic Sarah Losh

4:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Biography & Memoir
Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller Interviewed by Jem Poster

Pure

4:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Fiction
Dan Smith

Dan Smith, Ian Goldin and David Goodhart

Where Will We Be in 2050?

4:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Current Affairs
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Ronald Blythe

Ronald Blythe and Henrietta Garnett

People and Places: ‘The land of spices, something understood’ George Herbert

4:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Biography & Memoir
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Charles Fitzroy

Charles Fitzroy

The Sultan’s Istanbul on Five Kurush a Day

4:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Exploration, Travel & Travel History
Cathy Cassidy

Cathy Cassidy

Afternoon Cake and Crafts with Cathy Cassidy

4:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Children and Young People
Lawrence Goldstone

Lawrence Goldstone Interviewed by Ross King

Inherently Unequal: Racial Bigotry and US Law

6:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Contemporary Society
Roger McGough

Roger McGough

As Far As I Know

6:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Poetry
Jon  Ronson

Jon Ronson

Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries

6:00pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Contemporary Society
American Literature and Culture Programme

American Literature and Culture Programme

Opening Festival Dinner

7:30pm | Saturday 16 March 2013 Dinners