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David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks

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

Foyles, London WC2H

Tue 2 Sep

Free, ticketed / 020 7437 5660

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Synology 2015: DSM And Product Launch

Synology has announced that the next developments in its award-winning DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system are just weeks away with a public invitation for end users and channel partners to attend the London launch event on 18th September.

Altitude, London SW1P

Thu 18 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

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

Somerstown Tales

For one night only at the Only Connect theatre, 13 young people from Camden will perform modern-day fairy tales based on their experiences of living in Somers Town: a once notorious district of London, and now the site of major regeneration.

Only Connect Theatre, London WC1X

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 020 7278 8939

  • 19:00 – 20:00

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
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Dr Nicholas Lydon: Guest Lecture

Leeds University alumnus Dr Nicholas Lydon delivers a lecture. Lydon had a role in the development of Gleevac, a drug used for cancer patients.

Leeds University

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 0113 343 2778

  • 17:00

ADCs From Early Development To The Clinic

This Masterclass will provide the top view for all disciplines and functions including discovery, manufacturing, nonclinical, regulatory and clinical.

Holiday Inn, London WC1N

Tue 9 Dec

Free / 0871 9429222

  • 10:00 – 16:45

National Trust: Lyme Park, Stockport

Sat 13 Sep

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

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Architecture Of Buddhism: Book Signing + Author Q&A

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in Portland Place is THE place for architecture book shopping: We're proud to host Indian architect Vikram Lall from 3pm on Thursday 4th Sep. to answer questions about his new book.

RIBA, London W1B

Thu 4 Sep

Bookshop

Free / 020 7580 5533

  • 15:00 – 17:00
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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

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

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
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Toynbee Studios, London E1

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 020 7650 2350

  • 19:30

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

Chris Ryan: Hunter Killer

Ryan is out promoting his new thriller, Hunter Killer.

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 0131 226 2666

Book signing.

  • 12:30

Clare Nasir Reads Her First Kids Weather Book Colin The Cloud

Fun Science for Kids. TV weather expert Clare Nasir reads her latest book COLIN THE CLOUD at the Science Museum, London SW7 2DD. Saturday 6th September from 2.30pm. Join Clare and the magical world of the sky and learn about clouds and thunderstorms.

Science Museum, London SW7

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0870 870 4868

  • 14:30 – 15:40

Edinburgh Gay Men's Book Group

A book club for gents with a lust for reading. All types of books considered.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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An Evening With David Mitchell

The Man Booker Prize-nominated author David Mitchell will be discussing his new book 'The Bone Clocks' at this special event. In association with Manchester Literature Festival.

Waterstones, Manchester

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0161 832 8563

  • 19:00

From Virgil to Tintin: Translating into Scots

Writers Tom Hubbard and J Derrick McClure and editor Susan Rennie discuss their translation projects, which include Alice in Wonderland and Tintin. Booking is essential.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 0131 623 3734

Game Analytics and Business Intelligence

Leveraging analytics and visualisation to make effective business decisions and increase player revenue.

IQPC, London SW1V

Wed 17 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Luminate Poetry Slam Workshop

Get your feet wet at this intro to slamming. Booking is essential.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0131 668 8066

Part of Luminate.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Meet Grayson Perry

At this special event the Turner Prize winning artist will sign copies of his new book Playing to the Gallery.

Waterstones, Walthamstow, London E17

Wed 10 Sep

Free / 020 8521 3669

  • 11:00 – 12:00
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