A year of inspiring women

2017 Chiswick Book Festival in pictures

2017 Chiswick Book Festival in pictures Actor Imogen Stubbs was among the panel at the opening session of the 2017 Chiswick Book Festival, discussing the work of Jane Austen, in the year which commemorated the 200th anniversary of her death. A year of 'inspiring women' also included Somerset Maugham and Costa Prize winning novelist Maggie O'Farrell, broadcaster Clare Balding, perfumier Jo Malone, Martine Wright, who competed in the Paralympics after losing her legs in the 7/7 London bombings, and athlete and adventurer Sarah Outen. Below also: broadcaster Jeremy Vine; journalist Hunter Davies; wine writer Oz Clarke and comedian and children's author David Baddiel.

2017 Chiswick Book Festival video snapshot

Carol’s Picks – The New Mrs Clifton

Carol’s Picks – The Co-Op’s Got Bananas

Jeremy Vine, journalist & broadcaster

Dr Helena Kelly discusses Jane Austen