MORE famous names in the world of publishing have been added to line up of September's Marlborough LitFest.

Joanne Harris is the latest author to be included in the annual celebration of books and reading. She will be talking about her latest novel, The Strawberry Thief, and she'll be joining crime novellist Ian Rankin at the event.

Already organisers have annouced the poet Carol Ann Duffy will be one of the speakers and the author of Fatherland, Robert Harris, is joining Golding Speaker, Ben Okri, at this year’s 10th anniversary festival. Ian Rankin is best known as the creator of detective, John Rebus.