This year's Borders Book Festival will see new food events added to the mix, including an "eat your words'" marquee.
Organisers are claiming this year's line-up, which was announced yesterday, will be the biggest in the festival's history.
The programme is set to include a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.
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