Books, Book signing

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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.

Wishaw Library

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 01698 372325

Part of Book Week Scotland.

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

Mark Billingham

The author from Birmingham signs copies of his latest book.

Biddulph Town Hall

Fri 7 Nov

Phone for prices / 01782 297836

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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Michael Palin At Petworth Festival

The comedian, actor and travel journalist - best known for his role in The Monty Python - signs copies of his latest book and answers questions from the audience.

Midhurst Rother College

Fri 14 Nov

£12

Michael Palin At You Magazine Book Day

The comedian, actor and travel journalist - best known for his role in The Monty Python - signs copies of his latest book.

The Lancaster Hotel, London WC1B

Sat 1 Nov

£64

Mick Wall Celebrates The Publication Of Love Becomes A Funeral Pyre And All Things The Doors

Think you know the story about Jim Morrison and The Doors? Think again. Hear all about what Mick Wall has uncovered at his talk to celebrate the publication of his autobiography of The Doors and enjoy beer and an instrumental Doors tribute act.

Blackwell's, Oxford

Thu 13 Nov

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

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National Maritime Museum Or Cornwall

James will talk about the great change in English maritime culture overseen by Sebastian Cabot and which led to the voyage he organised in 1553.

National Maritime Museum, Falmouth

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 01326 313388

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

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

Free

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

Free

Tesco's Store, Shoreham-by-Sea

Fri 7 Nov

Free

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Peter James Event At Hailsham Pavilion

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.

The Pavilion, Hailsham

Thu 6 Nov

£8 / 01323 841414

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

£5

Quintin Jardine: Mathew's Tale

Meet Quintin Jardine and pick up a signed copy of his novel, Mathew's Tale.

Waterstones, Kirkcaldy

Sat 1 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0843 290 8429

Waterstones, Livingston

Sat 1 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01506 435893

Waterstones, Perth

Sat 1 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 643478

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Stuart Hillard At Topping & Co In Ely

Semi-finalist of BBC2's Great British Sewing Bee, Stuart Hillard brings his fantastic sense of invention, passion, creativity and style to all things fabric.

Ely Library

Sat 15 Nov

£8 / 03450 455 200

Valerie Mendes At Jaffe And Neale Bookshop

Valerie Mendes launched the paperback of LARKSWOOD at Jaffe & Neale Bookshop.

Jaffe and Neale Bookshop, Chipping Norton

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 01608 641033

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Voyages From The Past By Maritime Genealogist, Simon Wills

Exploring three and a half centuries of passenger travel by sea. How has life on board changed from Elizabethan times to the great ocean liners? Learn about passengers' excitements, frustrations, and dangers as revealed by their own words.

Guildhall Library, London EC2V

Mon 27 Oct

£5 / 020 7332 1868

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

Wordplay

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.

Shetland

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