Free events, "Book Signing"

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Waterstones Liverpool One

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

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, Cardiff

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 029 2039 0088

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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

Sat 25 Oct

Times vary / Free / 0131 662 9112

Sun 26 Oct

Times vary / Free / 0131 662 9112

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

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
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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

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.

Banging On! Life before, with and after The Kinks.

Articulate veteran rock drummer Bob Henrit recounts his days with Adam Faith, career with Argent and years with The Kinks (until they ceased to exist). His recollections are all in Banging On! and he will be signing copies.(cash transactions only).

Bruce Castle Museum, London N17

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 020 8808 8772

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

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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.

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

Eduardo Paolozzi

Curator and writer Judith Collins talks about Paolozzi.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

Five Things You Absolutely Must Know About Solo Travel

Janice Waugh, author of The Solo Traveler's Handbook, discusses the subject and gives helpful tips.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Tue 4 Nov

Barbican Library

Free / 020 7638 8891

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Horace the Haggis Book Signing

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

Haddington Library

Wed 26 Nov


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

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


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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.

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

Maggie Craig

The author of 'Damn Rebel Bitches' discusses her work.

New Pitsligo Library, Fraserburgh

Mon 24 Nov

Free ticketed / 01771 653713

Part of Book Week Scotland.

  • 14:30 – 16:00 Maggie Craig New Pitsligo Library, Fraserburgh

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

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

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