Evening events, Books, Book signing

29 events

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David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks

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

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Sep

£8 (£5) / 0131 623 3030

Tickets through Waterstones West End.

OPEN, Norwich

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 01603 763111

  • 18:30

Sheffield Theatres

Mon 1 Sep

£10 / 0114 249 6000

  • 19:30

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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

Waterstones Liverpool One

Tue 2 Sep

£4 (£3) / 0151 709 9820

  • 18:30

Anna Hope

Meet best-selling author Anna Hope as she talks about her debut novel Wake. November 1920, post-war London: Five days, three grieving women, one devastating wartime act.

The Portico Library & Gallery, Manchester

Fri 5 Sep

£8 / 0161 236 6785

  • 18:30 – 21:00

An Audience with Elly Griffiths: Talk

The best-selling crime writer reads from, and talks about, her book The Outcast Dead, and gives hints about her upcoming work.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Fri 14 Nov

£4 iinc glass of wine/tea/coffee / 01323 737677

  • 19:30 – 21:30
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Freud Museum, London NW3

Thu 11 Sep

£10 adv booking required (£7 adv booking required) / 020 7435 2002

  • 19:00 – 20:30

The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall By Steve Hanley & Olivia Piekarski

A special event to mark the release of the book The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall by Steve Hanley and Olivia Piekarski, who will be joined for a Q&A by ex band members Brix Smith-Start and Simon Rogers.

Rough Trade East, London E1

Thu 18 Sep

£13.99 / 020 7792 3490

  • 19:00 – 21:00

BOOKMARK Blairgowrie Rattray and the Glens Book Festival

A new weekend book festival for Blairgowrie and Rattray with guest authors and a range of events including an interactive children's programme.

The Royal Hotel, Blairgowrie

Fri 10 Oct

prices vary

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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.

Chris Ryan: Hunter Killer

Ryan is out promoting his new thriller, Hunter Killer.

The Customs House, South Shields

Mon 15 Sep

£14 (£13) / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45

Town Hall, Huddersfield

Tue 16 Sep

Phone for prices / 01484 221798

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Waterstones, Glasgow

Wed 10 Sep

£3 (£2) / 0141 332 9105

  • 18:00
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David Starkey: Talk

A talk and book signing from the author, David Starkey.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sun 2 Nov

£12.50–£22.50 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Grand Opera House, York

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£15.90 / 0844 871 3024

  • 19:30

Sudeley Castle, Cheltenham

Sun 7 Sep

£25 / 01242 602308

  • 19:00

Deborah Harkness: The Book of Life

Best-selling author Deborah Harkness introduces the final instalment of her All Souls Trilogy.

Waterstones, Norwich

Tue 9 Sep

£3 redeemable against purchase / 01603 767292

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

£3 (£2) / 0131 226 2666

  • 18:00

An Evening With Sophie Hannah

Discussion with the author of a new novel featuring Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot in a mystery set in 1920's London.

Waterstones, Manchester

Wed 22 Oct

£5 (£3) / 0161 832 8563

  • 18:30

Frank Williams: More Tea Vicar?

Frank Williams, one of the only remaining cast members of the classic series Dad's Army, reveals some of the secrets behind one of the most popular TV successes of all time

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01476 406158

  • 19:30
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From Zeppelin Nights to Bomber's Moon: London Under Fire In Two World Wars

A free event hosted by two outstanding local authors, discussing concepts raised in their lastest works:

The Round Chapel Old School Rooms, London E5

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 020 8533 9676

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Graham Hancock: War God: Return Of The Plumed Serpent: Talk

Return to a world of Aztecs and conquistadors, of politics, action and magic, the world of Graham Hancock's War God. Weaving historical record with fantasy fiction, Return of the Plumed Serpent is the enthralling new novel. Delve into the mysteries of our ancient past, in the company of an accomplished and…

Foyles, London WC2H

Thu 6 Nov

£5 / 020 7437 5660

  • 19:00 – 20:00

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

Cornerhouse, Manchester

Wed 1 Oct

Cinema 1

£12 (£10; £9 mems; £11) / 0161 200 1500

  • 18:30

In Conversation: Monique Roffey With Dr Victoria Best

Conversation about Monique Roffey's new book, House of Ashes, a powerful and evocative tale, set in an imagined Caribbean republic and based on real events.

Waterstones, Cambridge

Tue 16 Sep

£3 / 01223 351688

  • 18:30
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Insight with Nick Davies: Hack Attack

In July 2011, revelations that journalists from The News of the World hacked the phone of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler created public outrage. The man behind that story, and the years of investigative work that came before it, was Nick Davies.

The Frontline Club, London W2

Tue 9 Sep

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7479 8960

  • 19:00 – 20:30

John Lahr: Talk

The author and critic talks to theatre director Sir Nicholas Hytner about his biography of playwright Tennessee Williams, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage Of The Flesh, and signs copies of the book.

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Thu 6 Nov

£8 (£6) / 0161 833 9833

  • 18:00

John Waters: This Filthy World: Filthier & Dirtier

The American film director, actor, writer and comedian shares his experience of hitch-hiking from Baltimore to San Francisco in the spring of 2012.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Tue 11 Nov

£22.50–£27.50 (£11.25–£13.75) / 0844 875 0073

  • 19:30

My American Odyssey: From The Windrush To The Whitehouse

My American Odyssey charts the life of a Black British boy, growing up in 1980s England, and travelling around America, sharing the cultural, historical and, at times emotional, links and contrasts between the two countries.

The Drum, Birmingham

Tue 4 Nov

£3 (£2) / 0121 333 2444

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Nickolas Butler *Only UK Event*

Join us on Tuesday 16th September at 7pm and hear Wisconsin author Nickolas Butler talk about his fantastic debut novel, Shotgun Lovesongs, at his first ever UK event.

Dulwich Books, London SE21

Tue 16 Sep

£3–£10 / 020 8670 1920

  • 19:00 – 21:00