Books, Book signing

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Diana Shaw: Author Event

Come and meet local author, who will be in store to talk to fans and sign her books.

Waterstones, Altrincham

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0161 941 5952

  • 11:00 – 14:00

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.

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

Haruki Murakami: Book Signing

Haruki Murakami signs his latest book Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage which is due to be released in August.

Waterstones, London W1J

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 020 7851 2400

  • 11:00

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
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A J Dalton: Book Signing

Meet science-fiction author A J Dalton as he signs all three of his books: Empire of the Saviours, Gateway of the Saviours and Tithe of the Saviours.

Waterstones, Doncaster

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01302 329142

  • 11:00

Jan Hunter: My Two Lives: Book Signing

Jan Hunter signs copies of her latest time-travel thriller My Two Lives, a novel set at the Yorkshire stately home Castle Howard.

Castle Howard Estate, York

Tue 12 Aug

Free

  • 11:00 – 16:00

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 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

Kaffe Fassett Book Signing

Kaffe Fassett signs copies of his book in the Gallery Shop of Aberdeen Art Gallery.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sat 30 Aug

01224 523700

  • 11:00
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Laura Marney: For Faughie's Sake

Marney talks about her new novel, For Faughie's Sake, reads an extract and answers your questions.

St Andrew Blackadder Church, North Berwick

Sat 9 Aug

£11 / 01620 895233

Part of Fringe by the Sea.

Lauren Beukes Signing Broken Monsters

Bestselling author Lauren Beukes, one of the Guardian's top 10 African writers for 2013, will be reading from and signing her latest novel Broken Monsters.

Forbidden Planet, London WC2H

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 020 7420 3666

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Lou Morgan, Gareth Powells And Gail Z Martin.

Author meet and greet and book signing.

Waterstones, Cardiff

Thu 31 Jul

Thu free / 029 2066 5606

  • 17:30

Louise Welsh: A Lovely Way to Burn

The Scottish crime literature stalwart releases her latest novel, the first in her new Plague Times trilogy, which begins as a global plague called 'the Sweats' sweeps across London.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Tue 19 Aug

£7 (£6) / 01463 234234

Interviewed by literary critic and novelist Lesley McDowell. Part of Inverness Book Festival.

John Martin Gallery, Chelsea, London SW3

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 020 7590 9991

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 020 7590 9991

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 020 7590 9991

  • 11:00 – 19:00
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Paul Atterbury Presents Antiques Roadshow: World War One in 100 Family Treasures

Memories of WWI brought to life by Paul Atterbury from Antiques Roadshow.

The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth

Thu 14 Aug

£5 / 01600 772467

  • 18:00 – 21:30

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 9032 5913

  • 20:00

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 1 Nov

£22–£28 / 0115 989 5555

  • 19:30

Peter V Brett Signing The Daylight War

Peter V. Brett will be signing his latest books in the Devil Cycle series The Daylight War and The Great Bazaar & Bryan's Gold.

Forbidden Planet, London WC2H

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 020 7420 3666

  • 13:00 – 14:00

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.

Robert Rankin Signing The Abominable Showman

Rankin will be signing copies of his novel The Abominable Showman, a story of time travel and adventure. The author has written over thirty novels and confesses that he is a teller of tall tales.

Forbidden Planet, London WC2H

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7420 3666

  • 13:00 – 14:00
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Robin Hobb: Author Event

Hobb signs her eagerly anticipated book Fool's Assassin, the first in her latest trilogy Fitz And The Fool.

Waterstones, Reading Oracle

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0118 950 3400

  • 13:00

Robin Hobb Signing Fool's Assassin

Internationally best-selling writer Robin Hobb will be signing her latest novel Fool's Assassin. The book returns to the characters from Hobb's classic novel Assassin's Apprentice which was published 20 years ago.

Forbidden Planet, London WC2H

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 020 7420 3666

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Scott Lynch Signing The Republic Of Thieves

Scott Lynch will be signing a selection of copies of The Republic of Thieves at Forbidden Planet London Megastore.

Forbidden Planet, London WC2H

Mon 18 Aug

Free / 020 7420 3666

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Seconds: Launch Party

It's finally here; Bryan Lee O'Malley's Scott Pilgrim follow-up Seconds is ready to hit shelves and we're ready to celebrate; Gosh! Comics will be hosting a launch party, 14th of August 7pm-9pm, with Bryan on hand to sign copies of the book.

Gosh Comics, London W1F

Thu 14 Aug

Free

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sheila Hancock In Conversation With Jenni Murray

An afternoon with one of England's best loved actors, Sheila Hancock, who has enjoyed a long and successful career both on stage and screen. In recent years, she's also become a best-selling author with a number of acclaimed memoirs.

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Fri 17 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0161 833 9833

  • 13:00 – 14:30
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