Evening events, Books, Book launch

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Arts on a Shoe String

Cultural triple bill featuring an album launch from Tom Harris, a book launch with artist and writer Jacob Louise Beaney and a sculpture exhibition from William Pettipher.

Kunst Kiosk, Nottingham

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 07860 376254

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Caro Ramsay: The Night Hunter

Glasgow author Caro Ramsay launches her latest Anderson and Costello thriller, The Night Hunter.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Sat 23 Aug

£7 (£6) / 01463 234234

Interviewed by journalist and novelist Tony Black. Part of Inverness Book Festival.

Primavera Bistro, Newton Mearns

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0141 639 8092

Tickets from Waterstones, Newton Mearns.

  • 19:00 – 20:30

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.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Tue 19 Aug

£7 (£6) / 01463 234234

Interviewed by Michael Malone, author of the McBain Series of Glasgow. Part of Inverness Book Festival.

Dovecot on the Map Shop Night

Launch for Herb Lester's new illustrated map of 'the unusual' in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

Free (ticketed) / 0131 550 3660

Jamie Maxwell and David Torrance: Scotland’s Referendum: A Guide for Voters

Political journalists Jamie Maxwell and David Torrance launch their balanced, non-partisan guide to the referendum for voters who want to get a bit more informed before making their decision. Booking is essential.

Waterstones, Dundee

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 01382 200322

  • 18:00

Waterstones, St Andrews

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 01334 477893

  • 18:00 – 19:00
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Linda Huber: The Cold, Cold Sea

Huber launches her powerful new novel about coping with loss.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 19:00 – 20:30

The Other Tongues

Celebrate the launch of Scots and Gaelic anthology The Other Tongues with editors Peter Mackay, Andrew Philip, Murdo MacDonald and Chris Agee, plus words from Alasdair Allan, MSP, Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

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

Robert Crawford: Bannockburns

Poet and critic Robert Crawford launches his latest non-fiction, Bannockburns: Scottish Independence and the Literary Imagination, 1314–2014, looking at how poetry was used to political ends, even in 1314.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Thu 21 Aug

£7 (£6) / 01463 234234

Interviewed by Press & Journal features editor, Susan Welsh. Part of Inverness Book Festival.

Ross King and Shari Low: Taking Hollywood

Los Angeles-based writers King and Low launch their jointly-authored novel.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 19:00 – 20:30