Ryedale Book Festival

Malton: 23rd September

10.30 - 11.15: Felix the Railway Cat

Hear the remarkable true tale of a close-knit community and its amazing bond with a very special cat.

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11.30 - 12.30: Johnny Tipler

Join car journalist and author Johnny Tipler for a glass of something suitably F1 as he shares his passion for all things fast and four-wheeled!

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12.00 - 1.00: Val Wood

Meet winner of the Catherine Cookson Prize for Fiction, Val Wood.

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1.30 - 2.30: Felix Francis

Meet international bestselling author and son of crime writer and National Hunt jockey Dick Francis.

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3.00 - 4.30: Adrian Mourby

Award-winning BBC drama producer and travel journalist Adrian Mourby follows his literary heroes around the world, exploring 50 places where great works of literature first saw the light of day.

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3.30 - 4.30: Susie Steiner and Gail Honeyman

Join bestselling authors Gail Honeyman and Susie Steiner to discuss the allure of the difficult protagonist and how to bring them to life.

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5.30 - 6.30: Rowland White

A spellbinding account of the first flight of the Space Shuttle, one of the great technological developments of the late 20th century.

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