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David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks

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

Garden Theatre, Cheltenham

Fri 3 Oct

£10

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

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

An Evening With Kevin Pietersen

The South African batsman will discuss his successful cricket career and read excerpts from his autobiography.

The Monastery, Manchester

Tue 7 Oct

£22

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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

  • 13:00

Overgate, Dundee

Fri 10 Oct

Free

  • 16:30

Waterstones, London E14

Thu 16 Oct

Free / 0843 290 8209

  • 12:30

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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

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

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

The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth

Sun 28 Sep

£12 / 01600 772467

  • 16:00

Isle Of Wight Literary Festival

An eclectic festival featuring readings, lectures and signings from top writers, including Gyles Brandreth, Penelope Keith, Louis de Bernieres and Sir Max Hastings.

Northwood House, Cowes

Thu 16 Oct

£2–£16

  • 16:00 – 21:00

Fri 17 Oct

£2–£16

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sat 18 Oct

£2–£16

  • 10:00 – 21:00

Sun 19 Oct

£2–£16

  • 10:00 – 19:00

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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Beverley Literature Festival

An 11-day festival celebrating the written word, featuring author events, workshops and activities for the little ones.

Various venues: Beverley

Wed 1 Oct

Times & prices vary

Thu 2 Oct

Times & prices vary

Fri 3 Oct

Times & prices vary

…and 8 more dates until 11 Oct

Book Launch & Signing: A Thousand Years Of Coventry's Pubs

The authors John Ashby, Fred Luckett and David McGrory and guests launch the book A Thousand Years Of Coventry's Pubs, which features 200 photographs and thorough research. Includes book signing.

The Herbert, Coventry

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Book Launch: We, Too, Sing Belfast

Donal McCann's new photographic exhibition and accompanying book launch reflects on the past year in Belfast.

Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 028 9033 0920

  • 14:00

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

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

Fri 12 Jun 2015

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2257

Sat 13 Jun 2015

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2257

Sun 14 Jun 2015

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2257

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Brewin Dolphin Borders Book Festival

Taking place in the National Trust's Georgian Harmony Garden, in the heart of Melrose, the Borders Book Festival attracts world-class writers and personalities and also hosts the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction awards, as well as a children's programme. Last year's festival saw former Prime Minister…

Harmony Garden, Melrose

Thu 11 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 0844 357 1060

Fri 12 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 0844 357 1060

Sat 13 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 0844 357 1060

Sun 14 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 0844 357 1060

Brian May - Lecture & Book Signing

The photohistorian discusses the connections between Victorian art and stereo-photography with Denis Pellerin, followed by an opportunity for the audience to have copies of his book signed.

RIBA, London W1B

Thu 9 Oct

£18 / 020 7580 5533

  • 18:30 – 21:30

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

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Book & Kitchen, London W11

Sat 11 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 3417 8266

  • 10:00 – 18:00

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
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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.

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 5 Oct

£10 / 0844 576 2210

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Cornerhouse, Manchester

Wed 1 Oct

Cinema 1

£12 (£10; £9 mems; £11) / 0161 200 1500

  • 18:30

George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 651 2189

David Starkey: Talk

A talk and book signing from the author, David Starkey.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sun 2 Nov

£12.50–£22.50 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Grand Opera House, York

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£15.90 / 0844 871 3024

  • 19:30

Dreams Of London

Don't expect a stiff reading from behind a ledger! Explore the theme of dreams and watch Literature come to life through eccentric performances from intense, original works: The Road to London, Queer Poems and Ybo' and Other Lies.

The White Lion, London SW16

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 020 8677 3341

  • 19:00 – 20:30

An Evening Of War Poetry And Song

An insightful evening of poetry and song exploring the different perspective given through word and music.

Rhodes Arts Complex And Bishop's Stortford Museum

Tue 18 Nov

£5 / 01279 651746

  • 19:30

An Evening With Sophie Hannah

Discussion with the author of a new novel featuring Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot in a mystery set in 1920's London.

Waterstones, Manchester

Wed 22 Oct

£5 (£3) / 0161 832 8563

  • 18:30
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