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Credit: Douglas Banville
From Doctor Copernicus in 1982 to his latest novel, The Infinities, scientists and scientific concepts have featured strongly in much of John Banville’s writing. The Booker Prize winning author of The Sea discusses his interest in science with Siân Ede, author of Art and Science.
On Saturday 1 October, Siân Ede will present a session on 'Streams of conciousness: The language and literature of body and mind'.
'The Infinities' is available for sale on the Foyles bookstore website.
Sunday 2 October 2011, 6:00pm - 7:00pmWellcome Trust Lecture Hall, the Royal Society.
This event costs £4 per person.Tickets will be available on the door.
See the festival programme for both days here.
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