Evening events, Books, Book launch

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Mason Cross: The Killing Season

Mason Cross launches his debut novel and first in his Carter Blake series.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Raffaella Barker: From a Distance

Author Raffaella Barker introduces her new novel From a Distance, and speaks about her love of East Anglia.

Browsers Bookshop, Woodbridge

Thu 8 May

£6

  • 19:30 – 21:30

One Big Book Launch

Ten authors. One book launch. Whose latest publication will you walk away with? Please e-mail Literally PR for tickets.

Free Word Centre, London EC1R

Wed 30 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 020 7324 2570

  • 18:00 – 20:30

Anna Morcom: The Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance

Anna Morcom launches her new book, about India's performance arts over the last century and its female, transgender and cross-dressed dancers.

The Guildhall, Leicester

Thu 8 May

Free / 0116 253 2569

Part of Let's Dance International Festival.

Chris Bambery: A People's History of Scotland

Ahead of the referendum, writer and broadcaster Bambery delves into the history of Scotland with his new book.

Word Power Bookshop, Edinburgh

Wed 18 Jun

Free / 0131 662 9112

  • 18:30
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Dilys Rose: Pelmanism

Dilys Rose shares her new novel, which centres on the bitterness and love between a girl and her father.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Thu 8 May

Free / 0131 622 8222

Part of TradFest.

Doug Johnstone: The Dead Beat

Edinburgh author Doug Johnstone discusses his sixth novel, about a newspaper intern who is launched into a search for answers when a coworker commits suicide.

Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

Thu 1 May

Free / 0131 229 2902

In conversation with Allan Guthrie.

  • 18:30

Gerry Hassan: Caledonian Dreaming

Writer, commentator and thinker Hassan gears up for the referendum with his examination of the state of contemporary Scotland, Caledonian Dreaming: The Quest for a Different Scotland.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 622 8222

Part of TradFest.

Hillary Rohde: The Other Side

Rohde launches her autobiography, sketching her life from South Africa to the Scottish Highlands.

Word Power Bookshop, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0131 662 9112

  • 18:30

Kirsty Logan: The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales

Glasgow author (and List Books Editor) Kirsty Logan launches her award-winning debut book, The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales, with some stories, chat and wine.

Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0131 229 2902

  • 18:30

Patrick Richardson: In Search of Landfall

The travel writer introduces his new memoir, structured based on the Odyssey and tackling big life questions – Who are we? What are we doing here?

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Thu 1 May

Free (ticketed) / 0131 622 8222

  • 18:30

Peter Ross: Daunderlust – Dispatches from Unreported Scotland

The Scotland on Sunday columnist releases a collections of his best pieces.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Roger McGough: As Far As I Know

The poet reads from his latest collection, As Far as I Know.

Number 8 Community Arts Centre, Pershore

Fri 23 May

£16 / 01386 555 488

  • 19:30

The Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton

Sat 28 Jun

£14 (£10) / 01823 414141

  • 19:30