The 2010 Edinburgh International Book Festival in Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
The Edinburgh International Book Festival is an annual event that brings together 800 authors in over 750 events each year. The festival, currently the largest event of its kind attracts novelists, poets, scientists, philosophers, sportsmen, illustrators, graphic artists, historians, musicians, biographers, environmentalists, economists, Nobel and Booker prize-winners along with a varied and numerous public.
The Festival includes a comprehensive children's programme featuring workshops and book signing events amongst other.
The Edinburgh International Book Festival coincides with other festivals that make up the Edinburgh Festival, such as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Edinburgh International Film Festival .