Five of the best at Belfast Book Festival
Monday June 8 at 8.30pm, Crescent Arts Centre
The acclaimed writer, journalist and film-maker reads from his latest book The Extreme Centre: A Warning, which take aim at `corruption in Westminster; the failures of the EU and Nato; the soft power of the American Empire.
Friday June 12 at 1pm, Crescent Arts Centre
Reading from her memoir Belfast Days, OCallaghan recalls her stories from 1972, the bloodiest year of the Troubles, as a schoolgirl in west Belfast.
John Gordon Sinclair
Thursday June 11 at 8.30pm, Crescent Arts Centre
Known to many for playing the title role in the 1981 film Gregorys Girl, Sinclair reads from his new crime fiction novel Blood Whispers
Saturday June 13 at 8.30pm, Crescent Arts Centre
The Belfast writer discusses his latest book, Heres Me Here: Further Reflections of a Lapsed Protestant.
Wednesday June 10 at 7pm, Errigle Inn
The German former West Ham, Aston Villa and Stuttgart midfielder became one of the most high-profile footballers to come out as gay after he retired from the game in 2013. He will be interviewed by sports broadcaster Denise Watson.