Grenfell cooks highlight of Boswell festival

Contributors to the Grenfell Tower community cookbook, Together, are to be a highlight of the 9th Boswell Book Festival.

 Faiza Hayani Bellili and Leila Hedjem were among the women affected by the tragedy who compiled the recipe book which has become a best seller. They will talk about the impact of the fire on theior families, friends and community. 

 Image: the Grenfell Tower women who compiled the best selling community cookbook, Together, Credit Jenny Zarins

The festival, based at the historic Dumfries House in Ayrshire and named after Dr Johnson's biographer, James Boswell, is the only one in the world dedicated to biographies, and runs from May 10 to 12.

Also appearing are BBC Newsnight’s Kirsty Wark, the singer Allfie Boe, comedian Susan Calman and the rugby player Doddi Weir.

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