Books, Book signing

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Waterstones Liverpool One

Sat 3 May

Free / 0151 709 9820

  • 14:30

Laini Taylor: Author Event

The American young-adult fantasy author talks about and signs copies of her novel Dreams Of Gods And Monsters, the third and final book in the Daughter Of Smoke And Bone trilogy.

Waterstones, High Street, Birmingham

Thu 1 May

£3 / 0121 633 4353

  • 19:30

Lauren Owen: Book Signing

Debut author Lauren Owen signs copies of her Gothic novel 'The Quick'.

Waterstones, Leeds

Sat 3 May

Free / 0113 244 4588

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Literary Lunch with Siri Hustvedt

Discuss all manner of bookish things with bestselling author Siri Hustvedt (What I Loved) over a two- or three-course lunch. Organised by Dulwich Books.

Belair House, London SE21

Thu 29 May

£25–£30 / 020 8670 1920

Maggie Grimshaw: Surf over Sand

The Darwen-born author returns to her local library to launcher new book, Surf over Sand, about a marriage that falls apart.

Darwen Library Theatre

Thu 8 May

£1 (includes light refreshments) / 01254 706006

  • 18:30 – 19:30
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Mariella Mystery

Join author Kate Pankhurst for this action-packed story event.

Discover Children's Story Centre, London E15

Mon 5 May

£5 (£4.50; Children £5; £18) / 020 8536 5555

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Nev Wilshire: Happy People Sell: Talk

The star of BBC's The Call Centre talks about his award-winning business success.

National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01792 638950

  • 14:30

Outrageous Fortune: Growing Up: Book Signing

Anthony Russell, the grandson of Lady Baillie who was the last private owner of Leeds Castle, signs copies of Outrageous Fortune, which recounts memories of his childhood spent growing up at the castle in the 1950s.

Leeds Castle, Maidstone

Sat 10 May

Times to be confirmed / £21 (Children £13.50; £18.50; £18.50) / 01622 765400

Waterstones, Yeovil

Sat 21 Jun

Free / 01935 479832

  • 12:00

Paige Toon: Book Signing

The author signs copies of her novels, including Thirteen Weddings.

Waterstones, Manchester

Sat 24 May

Free / 0161 832 8563

  • 11:00
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Patrick Ness: Author Event

The author of the Chaos Walking trilogy talks about his work and signs copies of his novels, including More Than This.

Waterstones, York

Thu 8 May

£3 / 01904 628740

  • 19:00

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 Lovesey: Author Event

The author talks about his work The Stone Wife and signs copies of his books.

Waterstones, Chichester

Wed 30 Apr

£3 adv booking available / 01243 773030

  • 19:00

Phil Bergerson: American Artifacts – Talk and Signing

Canadian photographer Bergerson discusses his new photo book, American Artifacts, looking at modern day America and incorporating text from dystopian sci-fi writer Margaret Atwood.

Stills, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 01620 895985

Quintin Jardine: Hour of Darkness

The crime writer signs copies of his latest Bob Skinner novel, Hour of Darkness.

Waterstones, Edinburgh

Sat 10 May

Free / 0131 554 7732

  • 14:30
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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

Rainbow Rowell: Author Event

Young adult novelist and New York Times bestselling author will talk about and sign copies of her latest novels, Fangirl and Eleanor & Park.

Waterstones Liverpool One

Fri 11 Jul

£3 ( £2) / 0151 709 9820

  • 18:30

Remaking The Garden With Sir Roy Strong And Clive Boursnell: Author Event

Writer, historian, broadcaster and gardener Strong and photographer Boursnell talk about the process of transforming the gardens at the Laskett, followed by a book signing.

Garden Museum, London SE1

Tue 3 Jun

£25 ( £20) / 020 7401 8865

  • 18:30 – 20:00

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.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Thu 1 May

Free / 01786 471917

  • 12:00

Robert Goddard: Author Event

The author discusses his novel, set in the aftermath of the First World War.

Waterstones, Norwich

Wed 16 Jul

£3 redeemable against a purchase / 01603 767292

  • 19:00 – 20:30
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Foyles, Bristol

Thu 1 May

Free, adv booking required / 0117 376 3975

  • 18:00 – 19:30

Robert Williams: Into the Trees

Award-winning author Williams talks about his latest novel, Into the Trees, followed up by a signing.

Blackburn Central Library

Wed 7 May

£1 (includes light refreshments) / 01254 661221

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Rula Lenska: Book Signing

Rula will be taking a break from starring in Pygmalion at the Theatre Royal to sign copies of her autobiography Rula.

Waterstones, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0191 261 7757

  • 11:00 – 11:30

Waterstones, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 10 May

Free / 0191 261 7757

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Waterstones, Sunderland

Sat 17 May

Free / 0191 567 4331

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Stephen Booth Crime Author Talk

Famous local crime author Stephen Booth will be discussing his work and signing his books which will be available for purchase.

Bollington Arts Centre

Wed 21 May

£8 / 01625 575287

  • 19:30
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