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Event 29 Richard & Judy’s Festival Book Club

Saturday 3 March, 10am-11am   Al Baraha 1, InterContinental

Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan found fame as Britain’s foremost daytime TV duo, and have since become the nation’s favourite book-loving couple.

In this session Richard & Judy meet with their pick of Festival authors for a live Book Club session.

The Panellists:

Kevin Kwan (joining live via video link from LA) is the author of Crazy Rich Asians and its sequels China Rich Girlfriend and Rich People Problems – a satire of Singapore’s uber-wealthy that has been a global hit with readers.

Kate Mosse’s Labyrinth was a standout title in the strong 2006 lineup for the Richard & Judy Book Club and picked up a British Book Award that year. The first novel in her major new historical series, The Burning Chambers, will publish in May 2018.

Shari Lapena’s gripping domestic thriller The Couple Next Door was a Richard & Judy pick in 2017 and bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic; her new book is A Stranger in the House.

This session will be hosted by Peter Dale. 

Language: English

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Event 805 Writing a Bestseller: Masterclass with Richard & Judy

Friday 2 March, 3.30pm-5pm   Al Majlis, InterContinental

What makes a book fly off the shelves?

Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan, best known as TV duo and book club champions Richard & Judy, are renowned for spotting modern classics.

They are also bestselling authors in their own right, and in this masterclass they will share their experiences of setting out as first-time authors, tips on how to write well, and what they look for in a bestseller.

The tutors:

Judy Finnigan is the author of two Sunday Times top 10 bestsellers, Eloise and I Do Not Sleep, both set in her beloved Cornwall.

Richard Madeley is the author of the bestselling novels Some Day I’ll Find You, The Way You Look Tonight and The Night Book.

The session will be hosted by Charlie Scott. 

Language: English

Writing a Bestseller: Masterclass with Richard & Judy

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