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An Evening With Yotam Ottolenghi

Chef and food writer Yotam Ottolenghi discusses his new cookbook, Plenty More. Yotam is also signing copies of the book after the event.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £12.50 / 0131 248 4848

An Evening with Sheila Hancock and Michael Palin

Two stars swing by for live appearances. First up is author and actress Sheila Hancock, followed by former Monty Python star Michael Palin.

Tait Hall, Kelso

Tue 21 Oct

£14 single event (Both events £23) / 01573 224233

Please note, Sheila Hancock will be appearing at 6.15pm, and Michael Palin at 8pm. Part of Borders Book Festival.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

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

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.

John Challis: Author Event

The Only Fools And Horses star, who played Boycie in the series, signs copies of his novel.

Waterstones, Macclesfield

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01625 424212

  • 12:00 – 14:00
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The Speculative Bookshop Presents …

An evening of speculative fiction, in a variety of forms, with a different line-up each time.

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 07794 808097

This event is Holy Moly, featuring Adam Murphy, John Lees, Leo Glaister, Hal Duncan and Chris Kelso.

  • 19:30

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

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

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 with Jon Scieszka, Jim Smith and Louise Rennison

A discussion on humour in children's books with authors Jon Scieszka, Jim Smith and Louise Rennison.

Waterstones, London W1J

Tue 7 Oct

£5 (Members £3) / 020 7851 2400

  • 18:30
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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

  • 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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Lewis Pugh: Achieving the Impossible

Lewis Pugh on completing a long distance swim in all of the world's oceans and in each of the seven seas. Lewis is also signing copies of his book Achieving The Impossible.

Royal Geographical Society (With The Institute Of British Geographers), London SW7

Wed 22 Oct

£20 / 020 7591 3000

  • 19:00 – 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

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

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

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Thu 2 Oct

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Fri 3 Oct

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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 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

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

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

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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 O’Dowd and Nick Murphy

Director Nick Murphy and writer/funny man Chris O'Dowd discuss their new book, Moone Boy.

Dulwich Books, London SE21

Tue 28 Oct

£6 entry and a copy of the book (Entry only £3) / 020 8670 1920

  • 16:30

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.

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 5 Oct

£10 / 0844 576 2210

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 651 2189

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