Free events, "Book Signing"

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Waterstones Liverpool One

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

Waterstones, Manchester

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0161 749 8623

Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair

Five days of free readings and discussions plus bookstalls with an emphasis on small and independent presses and writings from outside the mainstream. Owen Jones will open the event with his latest book The Establishment: And How They Get Away with It as well as appearances from Rob Sewell, Murray Armstrong, Dave Sherry…

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Times vary / Free / 0131 662 9112

Thu 23 Oct

Times vary / Free / 0131 662 9112

Fri 24 Oct

Times vary / Free / 0131 662 9112

…and 2 more dates until 26 Oct

Bernard Cornwell: Book Signing

The author signs copies of his books The Empty Throne Waterloo: The History Of Four Days, Three Armies And Three Battles.

Waterstones Trafalgar Square, London WC2N

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0843 290 8651

50 Years Of Illustration

Professor Lawrence Zeegen will give a lecture to accompany the major exhibition opening/

London College Of Communication, SE1

Mon 20 Oct

Free / 020 7514 6500

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An Afternoon with Shona MacLean

The writer dicusses her work.

Aberdeen Central Library

Sat 29 Nov

Free ticketed / 01224 652500

Part of Book Week Scotland.

Becca Fitzpatrick: Book Signing

Meet the author of the best-selling Hush Hush series as she signs copies of her latest work Black Ice.

Waterstones, Bluewater West, Greenhithe

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01322 624831

Waterstones Liverpool One

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

Book Day

A selection of Scottish authors sell their books and participate in book readings and signings. Present are authors from a number of genres, such as entertainment, history, photography, poetry, comics and graphic novels. Guests include Judith Bowers and Louise Welsh.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 553 0840

Part of Book Week Scotland.

  • 11:00 – 17:00 Book Day Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Cathie Devitt: Don't Drink & Fly

Glasgow writer Cathie Devitt launches the first novella in a trilogy about the hectic life of Bernice, a witch living in Glasgow who likes red wine and has a hapless love life.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0141 248 4814

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Christmas Shopping Evening

The Great British Bake Off legend Mary Berry opens the late shopping event as she signs copies of her books. Plus, there's a nice warm drink and a mince pie in it for you. Booking is essential.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0845 260 9000

Daniela Sacerdoti

The author discusses her work.

Elgin Library

Mon 24 Nov

Free ticketed / 01343 562600

Part of Book Week Scotland.

David Fairclough: Book Signing

The Liverpool FC legend signs copies of his book Liverpool: The Complete Record.

Waterstones Liverpool One

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0151 709 9820

Douglas Skelton: Crow Bait

Author Douglas Skelton on his new crime novel, Crow Bait.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

Waterstones, Ayr

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 01292 262600

Dr John Bevan: Book Launch

Launch of Dr John Bevan new book, Commander Crabb What Really Happened? with conversation and signing.

Gosport Discovery Centre

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 08456 035 631

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Eduardo Paolozzi

Curator and writer Judith Collins talks about Paolozzi.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

From Socialist Korea to Ferguson: connecting Asian and Black radical legacies and solidarity? Marcel Cartier in conversation with Sukant Chandan

Join us to explore the internationalist ties between North Korea and the black liberation movement, and how both are part of the same struggle with speakers from the Ferguson struggle as well as eye witness accounts from Korea.

Housmans Bookshop, London N1

Horace the Haggis Book Signing

Sally Magnusson signs copies of her very popular Horace the Haggis.

Haddington Library

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Part of Book Week Scotland.

Jackie Holt and Ruth Bailey: Knit Your Own Broons

Authors Jackie Holt and Ruth Bailey launch their new book, Knit Your Own Broons, which pretty much does what it says on the tin – teaches readers how to knit mini woolly versions of The Broons. Booking is essential.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 0131 622 8218

Jegsy Dodd: Book Signing

The performance poet discusses his experiences as a Liverpool FC fan, and chats about his new book.

Waterstones Liverpool One

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

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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

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 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

Waterstones, Yeovil

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 01935 479832

WHSmith, Manchester

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0161 834 8300

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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

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