Wigtown in Dumfries and Galloway is Scotland's National Book Town, it boasts sixteen full time book shops and this weekend a book festival involving nearly 200 events.
There are authors and events for adults and children, including Natalie Haynes, Douglas Hurd, James Kelman, Jon Ronson, John Simpson, Alexander McCall Smith, Marina Warner and AN Wilson.
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