Evening events, Books, Book launch

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Irvine Welsh: A Decent Ride

The renowned Scottish author returns with his latest novel, A Decent Ride, which follows one his most popular characters – hustler cabbie Terry Lawson (Juice).

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

£12.50 / 0131 248 4848

Catherine Chanter: The Well

The author launches her new book, The Well.

Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Apr

Free / 0131 229 2902

Tanja Maier: Motherhood, Russian-style

Author Tanja Maier discusses her new book, Motherhood, Russian-style.

Daunt Books, Chelsea, London SW10

Wed 22 Apr

Free / 020 7373 4997

An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith

An evening with novelist Alexander McCall Smith.

St Peter's School, York

Wed 29 Apr


Heather Hill: The New Mrs D

Hear from author Heather Hill, as her bestselling ebook, The New Mrs D is published in hardback.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0141 332 9105

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Margaret Fulton-Cook: Burning Orange

Scottish poet Margaret Fulton-Cook launches her collection of poetry, Burning Orange.

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0141 552 2151

Margot McCuaig: The Birds That Never Flew

The launch of Margot McCuaig's novel, The Birds That Never Flew at this event which is hosted by Sara Sheridan.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Thu 7 May

Free / 0141 248 4814

Sarah J Stanley: Stealing Stuff and Putting it Back Again

The launch of a new graphic novel, Stealing Stuff and Putting it Back Again, by artist and musician Sarah J Stanley.

Stan's Studio, Glasgow

Sat 30 May

Free Pre-order includes free print

Scotia Nova: Poems for the Early Days of a Better Nation

Luath Press and editors Tessa Ransford and Alistar Findlay discuss the poetry collection Scotia Nova.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Tue 5 May

Free / 0131 225 4326

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A Shipyard at War

Maritime historian Ian Johnston talks about his book A Shipyard at War, which features WW II photographs of the John Brown & Co yard at Clydebank, home of HMS Duke of York, the Queen Mary, the Queen Elizabeth and the QE2, as all ship geeks know. Booking is essential.

Fairfield Shipbuilding Offices, Glasgow

Wed 22 Apr

Free / 0141 445 2340

Theresa Talbot: This Is What I Look Like

Radio presenter Theresa Talbot discusses her biography, This Is What I Look Like. Chaired by Judith Ralston.

Mitchell Library, Glasgow

Sun 19 Apr

£9 / 0141 287 2999

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