Crossing Borders - Edinburgh Book Festival
Thu 24 Aug 2023, 19:30 - 20:30
- Accessible parking
- Hearing loop
- Wheelchair accessible venue
The Festival's Access Officer can help with any specific needs for your visit and answer questions. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
- Baillie Gifford West Court
- £10.50 - £15.50
This event is part of the Edinburgh Book Festival.
The British Academy Book Prize is awarded annually for a non-fiction book that has made an outstanding contribution to global cultural understanding for a wider public audience.
Alongside the powerful human urge to create borders, there seems to be an equally strong urge to make connections and transcend them. James Crawford’s The Edge of the Plain, Ben Judah’s This Is Europe, and Kapka Kassabova’s Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe each address the psychological boundaries that divide us, and the human links we forge. Today they discuss boundaries in prose and outlook.
Kapka Kassabova was awarded the British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding in 2018.