Before 3am, 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

Lauren Gault & Lauren Printy Currie with Spike Associates: When two or more are together and Three short works

Artists Lauren Gault and Lauren Printy Currie explored the notion of collaborating on a work, and the work is continued here by Spike Associates.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0141 357 7246

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

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

David Edwards: The Black Hand Gang

David Edwards tours his free ebook and electronic game, an adventure fiction which aims to change the way children read and use Facebook.

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0844 871 3000

  • 14:00 – 15:00

The Printworks, Manchester

Fri 25 Apr

Free

  • 14:00 – 15:00

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
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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

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.

The Glad Café, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Over-18s only

£5 / 0141 636 6119

In conversation with BBC’s business and economics editor Douglas Fraser.

  • 16:00
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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

The Istanbul Review Night

To celebrate the launch of issue four, titled War Words One, celebrated Turkish author Elif Shafak gives a reading. Booking is essential.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 25 May

£30.07 (Children £15.30 under 14s) / 020 7589 8212

  • 12:00 – 14:00

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

Kirsty Wark: The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle

TV presenter Wark launches her first novel, about a solitary woman on the Isle of Arran who is revealed to be more than she seems following her death.

Cambo Barn, Kingsbarns

Sat 5 Jul

£10 / 0131 473 2000

  • 12:30

Meena Kandasamy: The Gypsy Geddess

Launch of the debut novel from poet, writer, activist and translator Kandasamy, about life in 1968 Tamil Nadu as the Communist Party begins to hold sway.

David Hume Tower, Edinburgh

Thu 22 May

Free

Organised by Centre for South Asian Studies and Word Power Books.

  • 16:00

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