Evening events, Books, Book launch

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Douglas Thompson and Neil Williamson: Book Launches

Neil Williamson releases his debut novel, The Moon King, into the stratosphere, while Douglas Thompson invites you to say hello to his eighth, The Rhymer, as well as historical novel The Brahan Seer and short-story collection Volwys & Other Stories.

CCA, Glasgow

Tue 2 Sep

Scottish Writers' Centre

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Norman Macdonald and Cailean Maclean: The Great Book of Skye

Norman Macdonald and Cailean Maclean launch their work, The Great Book of Skye. Compiled almost entirely from original sources and research, this is a comprehensive study of the famous Scottish isle.

Aros Centre, Isle of Skye

Thu 4 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01478 613750

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?

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Wed 10 Sep

£5 (includes glass of wine) / 01387 381196

  • 19:30

Scotia Nova: Poems for the Early Days of a Better Nation

Luath Press and editors Tessa Ransford and Alistar Findlay launch the poetry collection Scotia Nova just days before the country votes on the independence referendum.

Old St Paul's Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

Free (ticketed) / 0131 225 4326