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Kevin Bridges: We Need to Talk About …

The Glaswegian comedian signs copies of his new book, We Need To Talk about … Kevin Bridges.

ASDA, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0131 669 9151

WHSmith, Nottingham

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0115 947 0772

WHSmith, North West England

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0151 707 6606

David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks

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

Conway Hall, London WC1R

Wed 12 Nov

£12.84–£16.05 / 020 7242 8032

Waterstones Liverpool One

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

The London Modernist Literary Event

An afternoon of Mod related authors talking about their books and inspirations behind their work.

The Cockpit, London NW8

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£15 / 020 7258 2925

Michael Palin At You Magazine Book Day

The comedian, actor and travel journalist - best known for his role in The Monty Python - signs copies of his latest book.

The Lancaster Hotel, London WC1B

Sat 1 Nov


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Diane Von Furstenberg: Journey Of A Dress: Talk

Talk and book-signing with the designer about her 40 years as a groundbreaking designer and fashion icon and the dress that started it all.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Thu 6 Nov

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

£9 (£7) / 020 7942 2000

Jodi Picoult: Book Signing

Come along and meet the internationally bestselling author who will be signing copies of her compulsive novel Leaving Time.

Waterstones, Manchester

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 0161 832 8563

Rachel Caine: Book Signing

YA author Rachel Caine is in the UK to launch the digital TV series of the Morganville books.

Waterstones, High Street, Birmingham

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0121 633 4353

An Afternoon with Shona MacLean

The writer dicusses her work.

Aberdeen Central Library

Sat 29 Nov

Free ticketed / 01224 652500

Part of Book Week Scotland.

Andy McNab: Book Signing

Bestselling author and Ex-SAS legend Andy McNab will be signing his new hardback thriller or Valour the latest in the Nick Stone series.

Waterstones, Basingstoke

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 01256 460646

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The Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

Darwin's theory of natural selection tells us that genetic innovations come about by 'trial and error'. Here, Andreas Wagner reveals how they are also driven by a set of fundamental laws that give rise to a world of creativity

The Royal Institution Of Great Britain, London W1S

Thu 13 Nov

£12 / 020 7409 2992

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

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 431 212

Banging On! Life before, with and after The Kinks.

Articulate veteran rock drummer Bob Henrit recounts his days with Adam Faith, career with Argent and years with The Kinks (until they ceased to exist). His recollections are all in Banging On! and he will be signing copies.(cash transactions only).

Bruce Castle Museum, London N17

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 020 8808 8772

Becca Fitzpatrick: Book Signing

Meet the author of the best-selling Hush Hush series as she signs copies of her latest work Black Ice.

Waterstones, Bluewater West, Greenhithe

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01322 624831

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Waterstones Liverpool One

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

Ben Arronovitch: Author Event

The author gives a talk and then signs copies of his latest Peter Grant novel, Foxglove Summer.

Waterstones, High Street, Birmingham

Thu 13 Nov

£3 redeemable against purchase / 0121 633 4353

Bill Williams' Book Launch And Signing

Maidstone United's Bill Williams will be signing copies of his acclaimed autobiography Believe It Or Not in the Spitfire Lounge, Gallagher Stadium on Friday 7 November from 7.30pm. Free pint with every book!

Gallagher Stadium, Maidstone

Fri 7 Nov


Book Day

A selection of Scottish authors sell their books and participate in book readings and signings. Present are authors from a number of genres, such as entertainment, history, photography, poetry, comics and graphic novels. Guests include Judith Bowers and Louise Welsh.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 553 0840

Part of Book Week Scotland.

  • 11:00 – 17:00 Book Day Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Book Signing With Nick Butterworth

To celebrate Discover's brand new production of 'One Snowy Night', Nick Butterworth, author of this best-selling picture book, will be signing books in our cafe.

Discover Children's Story Centre, London E15

Sat 6 Dec

£5 (£4.50; £18) / 020 8536 5555

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Book Week Scotland

A 'national book festival' for Scotland courtesy of Creative Scotland, the Scottish Book Trust and many other collaborators across the country. A packed programme of star-studded author events, kids' activities and the distribution of free books all combine to form a week-long national celebration of reading.

Various venues, Scotland

Mon 24 Nov

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Tue 25 Nov

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Wed 26 Nov

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…and 4 more dates until 30 Nov

Borders Book Festival

Taking place in the National Trust's Georgian Harmony Garden, the Borders Book Festival attracts world-class literary figures.

Harmony Garden, Melrose

Thu 11 Jun 2015

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2257

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Fri 12 Jun 2015

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Sat 13 Jun 2015

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Sun 14 Jun 2015

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Broadcaster And Writer, Clare Balding Talks About And Signs Her New Book, Walking Home, My Family And Other Rambles

Clare Balding has been a broadcaster for over twenty years, winning numerous awards. For fifteen years she has hiked a for Radio 4's Ramblings. Walking has let her discover the land, the seasons, her family, friends, beloved dog Archie and herself.

Broadway Cinema, Letchworth

Sun 30 Nov

Cathie Devitt: Don't Drink & Fly

Glasgow writer Cathie Devitt launches the first novella in a trilogy about the hectic life of Bernice, a witch living in Glasgow who likes red wine and has a hapless love life.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0141 248 4814

Christmas Shopping Evening

The Great British Bake Off legend Mary Berry opens the late shopping event as she signs copies of her books. Plus, there's a nice warm drink and a mince pie in it for you. Booking is essential.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0845 260 9000

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