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Open Book Festival 2013 Liveblog: Monday 09 September, 12pm – 1pm

It’s Open Book Cape Town time: follow all the action on our liveblog! (Refresh/F5 for latest updates.)

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13.06

And that’s a wrap!

13.05

Rankin and Mukholwa discussing their charatcers:

13.03

Freedom of speech and Q&A over at Shamsie’s session:

12.58

The Crime Writers chatting about music and books they enjoy:

12.50

“Oh Micky you’re so fine…”

12.49

Shamsie describes having to delete years of research and writing to fine-tune a book:

12.47

Rankin getting trouble for giving Rebus a real home:

12.44

Mukoma wa Ngugi and Ian Rankin:

12.42

Rankin touching on the honesty of crime writing:

12.39

Shamsie continuing her story about how her grandmother’s influence came through in her writing:

12.36

The Crime Writers discussion turning to historical influence of a place:

12.34

Shamsie discussing the influence of her grandmother and writing her first novels:

12.31

Shamsie discussing the inspiration for Broken Verses:

12.29

The politics of crime writing:

12.27

Ian Rankin explaining how he got started in crime fiction:

12.25

Kamila Shamsie continues discussion of cover politics:

12.20

We’re talking parents and genre over at the Crime Writers session:

12.16

Kamila Shamsie talks preconceived notions of her as a writer:

12.12

Pics of the Crime Writers session:

11.51

See who’s covering what where:

 

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