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David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks

The author of Cloud Atlas introduces and discusses his latest novel.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Sep

£8 (£5) / 0131 623 3030

Tickets through Waterstones West End.

OPEN, Norwich

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 01603 763111

  • 18:30

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Wed 10 Sep

Phone for prices / 0870 750 0659

  • 19:00

Greg Moodie: Versus the Union

Cartoonist Greg Moodie launches his new book, * Greg Moodie Versus the Union*. Plus a special appearance from Lady Alba.

Leiper Fine Art, Glasgow

Thu 4 Sep

Free (Q&A is ticketed) / 0141 204 2372

Aidan Moffat: The Lavender Blue Dress

Arab Strap's Aidan Moffat signs copies of his first book, The Lavender Blue Dress.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 14:00 – 14:30

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0131 226 2666

  • 12:30

David Nicholls: Us

The One Day author launches and reads from his new book, Us, about a man whose tries to fix his relationships before his son heads off to university and his wife prepares to leave him.

George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0330 333 6898

Guardian reader event:

  • 19:30 – 21:00
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Frank Williams: More Tea Vicar?

Frank Williams, one of the only remaining cast members of the classic series Dad's Army, reveals some of the secrets behind one of the most popular TV successes of all time

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01476 406158

  • 19:30

Haverhill Arts Centre

Sat 6 Sep

£10–£12 / 01440 714140

  • 15:00

The Royal Hippodrome, Eastbourne

Sun 7 Sep

£13.50 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £11.50) / 01323 412000

  • 15:00

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Chris Riddell Signing At Kew Bookshop

Chris Riddell will be signing copies of Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death at Kew Bookshop.

Olivers Wholefoods, Richmond

Thu 25 Sep

Free, free

  • 16:15 – 17:00

National Trust: Lyme Park, Stockport

Sat 13 Sep

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £5, family £22.50 / 01663 762023

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Anna Hope

Meet best-selling author Anna Hope as she talks about her debut novel Wake. November 1920, post-war London: Five days, three grieving women, one devastating wartime act.

The Portico Library & Gallery, Manchester

Fri 5 Sep

£8 / 0161 236 6785

  • 18:30 – 21:00

An Audience with Elly Griffiths: Talk

The best-selling crime writer reads from, and talks about, her book The Outcast Dead, and gives hints about her upcoming work.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Fri 14 Nov

£4 iinc glass of wine/tea/coffee / 01323 737677

  • 19:30 – 21:30
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The Auld Acquaintance: Q&A with Greg Moodie Plus Lady Alba

Greg Moodie discusses his new book, Greg Moodie Versus the Union, plus an appearance from YouTube star Lady Alba. Part of the Auld Acquaintance exhibition programming.

Leiper Fine Art, Glasgow

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0141 204 2372

Axel Scheffler: Meet The Creator Of The Gruffalo: Workshop

Meet the illustrator behind the Gruffalo and have copies of the Gruffalo books signed. Artist Axel Scheffler will be reading excerpts from the books and answering your questions.

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

Sat 8 Nov

£5 adv / 01274 431212

  • 12:00 – 13:00
  • 14:00 – 15:30

Battersea Literature Festival

Get booking (d'ya get it) for the first Battersea Literature festival. Over 20 events, featuring the likes of David Mitchell, Laura Bates, Mark Thomas and Mark Billingham take place over two weeks, celebrating the written word in Clapham Junction and SW11.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Tue 2 Sep

Times & prices vary / 020 7223 2223

Wed 3 Sep

Times & prices vary / 020 7223 2223

Thu 4 Sep

Times & prices vary / 020 7223 2223

…and 11 more dates until 15 Sep

Freud Museum, London NW3

Thu 11 Sep

£10 adv booking required (£7 adv booking required) / 020 7435 2002

  • 19:00 – 20:30

The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall By Steve Hanley & Olivia Piekarski

A special event to mark the release of the book The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall by Steve Hanley and Olivia Piekarski, who will be joined for a Q&A by ex band members Brix Smith-Start and Simon Rogers.

Rough Trade East, London E1

Thu 18 Sep

£13.99 / 020 7792 3490

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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Book Signing By Colchester Author

Book-signing with Liz Trenow of her third novel, a love story which also explores the aftermath of war and the work of the poppy factory.

Waterstones, Colchester

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 01206 561307

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Book Signing: Peter F. Hamilton

Sci-Fi author signs new hardback which is the first part of the Chronicle of Fallers, set in the same fictional Universe as his Void Trilogy.

Waterstones, Colchester

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 01206 561307

  • 13:00

BOOKMARK Blairgowrie Rattray and the Glens Book Festival

A new weekend book festival for Blairgowrie and Rattray with guest authors and a range of events including an interactive children's programme.

The Royal Hotel, Blairgowrie

Fri 10 Oct

prices vary

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 11 Oct

prices vary

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival 2014

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival is a small and unique festival in a seaside town in Devon, offering inspiring talks, readings and events.

Various Venues, Budleigh Salterton

Thu 18 Sep

£7.50

  • 14:00 – 21:00

Fri 19 Sep

£7.50

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sat 20 Sep

£7.50

  • 10:00 – 21:00

Sun 21 Sep

£7.50

  • 11:00 – 16:30

Book & Kitchen, London W11

Sat 11 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 3417 8266

  • 10:00 – 18:00
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Charlaine Harris: Midnight Crossroad

Sookie Stackhouse (aka True Blood) author Charlaine Harris introduces her latest novel, Midnight Crossroad, a tale of murder in the small town Midnight, Texas.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free (ticketed) / 0131 622 8218

  • 18:30

Toynbee Studios, London E1

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 020 7650 2350

  • 19:30

Chris Ryan: Hunter Killer

Ryan is out promoting his new thriller, Hunter Killer.

The Customs House, South Shields

Mon 15 Sep

£14 (£13) / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45

Town Hall, Huddersfield

Tue 16 Sep

Phone for prices / 01484 221798

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Waterstones, Glasgow

Wed 10 Sep

£3 (£2) / 0141 332 9105

  • 18:00

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The Good Life Experience

One-day festival celebrating culture, food and the great outdoors. Performers include Cerys Matthews, London Bulgarian Choir, Paprika, Murray Lachlan and more; food and drink comes in the form of coffee master classes (by Brewed Boy), Tom Herbert (Fabulous Baker Brothers) and sausage making courses. The great outdoors is…

Hawarden Estate Farm Shop

Sat 20 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £45 (£25.50; under 6s free) / 01244 533442

My American Odyssey: From The Windrush To The Whitehouse

My American Odyssey charts the life of a Black British boy, growing up in 1980s England, and travelling around America, sharing the cultural, historical and, at times emotional, links and contrasts between the two countries.

The Drum, Birmingham

Tue 4 Nov

£3 (£2) / 0121 333 2444

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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