Before 3am, Books, Book launch

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Joe Abercrombie: Half a War

The author discusses his latest book, Half a War.

Foyles, London WC2H

Thu 16 Jul

The Auditorium


Waterstones, Glasgow

Sun 12 Jul

Free / 0141 616 3933

Please note: This event is happening four days before the book is released, and is an opportunity to get it early.

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Thu 12 Nov

Free / 0131 226 2666

One Day in May Book Festival

Book festival from the charity Scottish Love in Action, featuring appearances from Jeremy Strong, Alasdair Gray, Alexander McCall Smith and more.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May


Alasdair Gray


Alexander McCall Smith


Femmes Fatales


Jeremy Strong

Aly Sidgwick: Lullaby Girl

Author Ali Sidgwick launches her new novel, Lullaby Girl.

Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

Tue 16 Jun

Free / 0131 229 2902

Amanda MacLean: The Flax Flower

Author Amanda McLean launches her new book, The Flax Flower, which retells the 350-year-old ballad ‘Mill o’ Tifty’s Annie’.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Chris Dolan: Aliyyah

A launch event, featuring readings from Chris Dolan and Peter Arnott, songs from Maeve Mackinnon and a Gaelic choir, as well as a short play based on Chris Dolan's Aliyyah.

CCA, Glasgow

Fri 19 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

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Gordon Johnston: Cold Roses

Gordon Johnston launches Cold Roses – the follow-up novel to Calling Cards – which follows the adventures of DI Adam Ralston.

Waxy O'Connor's, Glasgow

Thu 18 Jun

Free / 0141 354 5154

Graham Fulton: Continue

Scottish poet Graham Fulton reads from his new collection Continue.

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 552 2151

Moira Forsyth: The Treacle Well

The launch of Moira Forsyth's novel, The Treacle Well, which tells the story of Daniel and Caroline – two twins who drift apart after a terrible accident.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Wed 27 May

Free / 0131 622 8218

Our Real Red Selves

Poets Harry Giles, Marion McCready and JL Williams help launch Triptych #1 – Our Real Red Selves.

CCA, Glasgow

Thu 4 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Peter Gilmour: Spring Manoeuvres

A tale of geriatric radical pacifists in the Faslane area, published by Vagabond Voices.

CCA, Glasgow

Wed 3 Jun


Free / 0141 352 4900

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

Stephanie Green: Flout

The poet and novelist launches her new pamphlet, Flout.

Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Jun

Free / 0131 229 2902