Books, Book signing

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The Good Life Experience

One-day festival celebrating culture, food and the great outdoors. Performers include Cerys Matthews, London Bulgarian Choir, Paprika, Murray Lachlan and more; food and drink comes in the form of coffee master classes (by Brewed Boy), Tom Herbert (Fabulous Baker Brothers) and sausage making courses. The great outdoors is…

Hawarden Estate Farm Shop

Sat 20 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £45 (£25.50; under 6s free) / 01244 533442

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

Ian Doescher Signing The Jedi Doth Return

A book signing event with Ian Doescher celebrates the culmination of William Shakespeare's Star Wars trilogy.

Forbidden Planet, London WC2H

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 020 7420 3666

  • 13:00 – 14:00

In The Picture With Kai Wiedenhofer: Confrontiers

Photographer Kai Wiedenhofer will be joining us to present Confrontier, a comprehensive project that demonstrates his conviction that walls are not solutions, but proof of human weakness, error and our inability to communicate with one another.

The Frontline Club, London W2

Tue 14 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7479 8960

  • 19:00 – 20:30
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Insight With Gabriella Coleman: Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy

Anonymous confidante, interpreter, and erstwhile mouthpiece, Gabriella Coleman will be with us in conversation with economics editor at Channel 4 News, Paul Mason, to shed some light on the motivations and culture of this secretive group.

The Frontline Club, London W2

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7479 8960

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Isle Of Wight Literary Festival

An eclectic festival featuring readings, lectures and signings from top writers, including Gyles Brandreth, Penelope Keith, Louis de Bernieres and Sir Max Hastings.

Northwood House, Cowes

Thu 16 Oct

£2–£16

  • 16:00 – 21:00

Fri 17 Oct

£2–£16

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sat 18 Oct

£2–£16

  • 10:00 – 21:00

Sun 19 Oct

£2–£16

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Jane Goodall's Africa: Talk

The primatologist and ethologist gives a talk about her research into the lives of the wild chimpanzees of Gombe, followed by a book signing.

Woburn Safari Park, Milton Keynes

Sat 27 Sep

£15 (Children £10) / 01525 290407

  • 11:30

John Challis: Author Event

The Only Fools And Horses star, who played Boycie in the series, signs copies of his novel.

Waterstones, Macclesfield

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01625 424212

  • 12:00 – 14:00

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
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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

Ken Follett: Book Signing

A day of fun activities for all ages to celebrate Books Are My Bag day, including a guest appearance from best-selling novelist Ken Follett, signing his newest novel from The Century Trilogy, Edge Of Eternity.

David's Bookshop, Letchworth Garden City

Sat 11 Oct

Phone for prices / 01462 684631

  • 11:00

Kevin Bridges: We Need to Talk About …

The Glaswegian comedian signs copies of his new book, We Need To Talk about … Kevin Bridges.

ASDA, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0131 669 9151

  • 13:00

Overgate, Dundee

Fri 10 Oct

Free

  • 16:30

Waterstones, London E14

Thu 16 Oct

Free / 0843 290 8209

  • 12:30

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Leanda: The Disappeared: Richard III Henry VII And The Princes In The Tower: Author's Event

Talk, book signing, and Q & A featuring author Leanda's latest publication and asking did Richard III really murder the Princes in the Tower?

The Guildhall, Leicester

Sun 28 Sep

£6 / 0116 253 2569

  • 14:00

The London Modernist Literary Event

An afternoon of Mod related authors talking about their books and inspirations behind their work.

The Cockpit, London NW8

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£15 / 020 7258 2925

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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Mark Billingham

The author from Birmingham signs copies of his latest book.

Biddulph Town Hall

Fri 7 Nov

Phone for prices / 01782 297836

  • 20:00

Mark Miodownik: Book Signing And Samples Display

The director of the Institute Of Making, University College London, talks and signs copies of his book Stuff Matters.

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01476 406158

  • 12:30 – 13:30

Meet The Author: Ian Thomas

Book-signing from the author of the Emily and Her Pharaoh series with an opportunity to buy the latest adventure before it's been officially published.

Waterstones, Scarborough

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01723 500414

  • 11:00

Military Historian Antony Beevor

Dulwich Books of West Dulwich in association with Alleyn's School presents international bestselling author and multi-award-winning military historian Antony Beevor who will be discussing his latest book, The Second World War.

Alleyn's School, London SE22

Thu 9 Oct

£10 / 02085 571541

  • 19:30 – 21:00

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
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Paul Potts: Book Signing

The tenor and Britain's Got Talent winner signs copies of his memoir Once Chance.

Belfast Waterfront

Thu 6 Nov

Auditorium

£28 / 028 9033 4400

  • 20:00

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 1 Nov

£22–£28 / 0115 989 5555

  • 19:30

Peter F Hamilton Book Signing

Sci-Fi author and best seller Peter F Hamilton holds a signing of his latest book The Abyss Beyond Dreams, the first book in a new series.

Waterstones, Milton Keynes

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 01908 696260

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Waterstones, Colchester

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 01206 767623

  • 13:00

Peter F Hamilton: The Abyss Beyond Dreams: Book Signing

Discover new worlds with the UK's biggest selling science fiction author Peter F Hamilton, in this pre-publication event to launch The Abyss Beyond Dreams, the eagerly awaited prequel to his hugely popular Void trilogy and continuing to expand upon the stories of the Commonwealth saga.

Foyles, London WC2H

Wed 8 Oct

£5 inc a glass of wine / 020 7437 5660

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Book & Kitchen, London W11

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 020 3417 8266

  • 19:00 – 21:00

The Scottish Referendum in Historical Perspective

Professor Christopher Whatley and a panel of historians consider the result of the Scottish independence referendum. Afterwards, Professor Whatley signs copies of his book The Scots and the Union: Then and Now.

Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01382 223181

  • 18:00 – 19:00
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