Some of the panellists who took part in the Brave New Worlds: Digital Freedom in East Asia talk at Asia House
Digital technology is a double-edged sword, panellists claim

Experts discussed how digital freedom has been hampered by surveillance.

Sir Mark Tully is surrounded by fans at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival 2014
Mark Tully’s views on changing values and modern India

Sir Mark Tully KBE shares his views on changing India and our Literature Festival.

Charles Scanlon, right, discusses North Korea with John Everard and Paul French
Inside North Korea: a view from the experts

John Everard, Paul French and Charles Scanlon shared their experiences of North Korea at Asia House.

Writer Sathnam Sanghera dissects British Asian humour with Shazia Mirza, Anil Gupta and Saurabh Kakkar
‘There is no such thing as British Asian comedy,’ says TV producer

British Asian experts debate the comedy scene in the UK.

Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie, left, with, Arifa Akbar, Literary Editor of The Independent, right
A tale about archaeology, an ancient city and the struggle for independence

Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie discusses her latest novel A God in Every Stone with Arifa Akbar.

Brigid Keenan, left, in conversation with Claire Armitstead
A journey from trailing spouse to retirement in Somerset

Brigid Keenan gives a hilarious account of her exploits overseas and new life in the West Country.

Hanif Kureishi
I don’t read novels as it interferes with my signal, says Hanif Kureishi

Hanif Kureishi spoke about V S Naipaul and the controversy he sparked at Bath Literature Festival.

Dr Mukulika Banerjee and Patrick French at Asia House
‘If Modi becomes PM, he will be restricted by powerful regional allies’

Experts speculate on the outcome of the Indian election at the third pre-Literature Festival event.

Jukhee Kwon The Book of Galileo at Asia House
Artist Jukhee Kwon creates unique work for the Literature Festival

The Korean artist's work, inspired by our Literature Festival, will be displayed throughout May.

Adrienne Loftus Parkins
‘Why I chose Changing Values as this year’s Literature Festival theme’

The director of our 2014 Literature Festival explains why she chose Changing Values as its theme.