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The Joy Of Dictionaries With Lucy Mangan, Mark Forsyth: Talk

Collins English Dictionary contributor Mark Forsyth, and The Guardian's award-winning journalist Lucy Mangan discuss the wonders and mysteries of the English language.

Waterstones, London W1J

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7851 2400

Kevin Bridges: Book Signing

Bridges' memoir We Need To Talk About Kevin Bridges is full of unflinching anecdotes and side splitting humour. The author signs copies of his book.

Waterstones, Bluewater West, Greenhithe

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01322 624831

Kevin Marsh: Talk

An opportunity to meet and chat to author Kevin Marsh about his new book The Gordian Knot, with copies of the book available for signing and sale.

The Beaney, Canterbury

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01227 378100

Launching Josefu's Thousand Hills By Tamara Dragadze

Tamara Dragadze's unforgettable book JOSEFU'S THOUSAND HILLS will be officially launched at Foyles in the Auditorium on Monday 27th October, presenting a Rwandan evening of exuberant life and culture.

Foyles, London WC2H

Mon 27 Oct


Laura Marney: For Faughie's Sake

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

Wishaw Library

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 01698 372325

Part of Book Week Scotland.

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Len Goodman: Book Signing

Meet the dance instructor and TV star turned writer as he signs copies of his book Dancing Around Britain, which follows Len on a personal journey round Britain.

Waterstones, Bluewater West, Greenhithe

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 01322 624831

Local Author Book Launch: Christopher Bowden ‘The Green Door’

Dulwich Books invites you to join us in celebrating the launch of 'The Green Door,' the fourth book from local author Christopher Bowden.

Dulwich Books, London SE21

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 8670 1920

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

Martina Cole: Book Signing

A chance to meet the best-selling crime novelist as she signs copies of her book The Good Life.

Waterstones, Manchester

Wed 12 Nov

Free / 0161 749 8623

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Murder At The Museum Book Group

A book group for anyone interested in detective fiction. This month's book is Peter Robinson, Gallow's View.

Whitehall, Cheam, Sutton

Wed 19 Nov

Free / 020 8643 1236

Wed 17 Dec

Free / 020 8643 1236

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

Paul Potts: Book Signing

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

Belfast Waterfront

Thu 6 Nov


£28 / 028 9033 4400

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 1 Nov

£22–£28 / 0115 989 5555

Peter F Hamilton: The Abyss Beyond Dreams

Peter F Hamilton chats about his new book The Abyss Beyond Dreams.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 332 9105

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Nov

£3 (£2 with Waterstones loyalty card) / 0131 226 2666

Peter James Book Signing

Peter James is celebrating the release of the paperback of the 10th Roy Grace detective novel 'Want You Dead' and his new book 'A Twist of the Knife' which is a collection of ghost and horror short stories.

W H Smith, Brighton

Thu 6 Nov


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Peter James Book Signing

Peter James, one of the UK's most treasured crime and thriller novelists, will be signing copies of his new book "A Twist of the Knife".

Asda Hollingbury, Brighton

Fri 7 Nov


Tesco's Store, Shoreham-by-Sea

Fri 7 Nov


Peter James To Talk At Library Of Birmingham

Peter James for the release of the paperback of the 10th Roy Grace detective novel 'Want You Dead.' Peter will be discussing the research that inspired his latest book and the multi-million-copy selling crime series.

The Library Of Birmingham

Wed 29 Oct


Winchester Discovery Centre

Wed 22 Oct

£3–£4 / 01962 873603

Roger McGough

The poet, described by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy as 'The patron saint of poetry', reads from his new collection.

Redbridge Museum, Ilford

Fri 24 Oct

£8 (£5) / 020 8708 2317

The Wisley Christmas Shop Opening

Television presenter, journalist and author Clare Balding is signing copies of her book, Walking Home: My Family and Other Rambles, at the opening of the Wisley Christmas Shop. The shop is open for your Christmas decoration, tree and gift needs until Christmas Eve.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0845 260 9000

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A chance to visit the beautiful Shetland Isles and soak up some literature. For its readings, writing workshops, children’s theatre events and book signings the festival welcomes writers of local, national and international renown.


Wed 12 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01595 743843

Thu 13 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01595 743843

Fri 14 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01595 743843

…and 2 more dates until 16 Nov