Don your literary caps and gear up for the annual Bath Literature Festival held at Bath in Somerset, England. The festival boasts of inviting the who's who of the literary world to give lectures, judge debates and hold discussion. Started in 1952, this event is eagerly awaited by book lovers every year as they wait for an in depth analysis of their favourite works by their favourite authors.
This year's big read are ‘The Golden Age of Arabic Science’, ‘Sacred Hearts’, ‘Alain de Bottom: Religion for Atheists’, along with some of the world’s literature greats like Hisham Matar, Ian Kershaw, Stella Rimington, Giles Gilbert Scott, Claire Tomalin on Dickens, Tony Parsons and Nadine Gordimer. The festival also includes events for children like group reading and other activities.