Events

Wed, 15 Aug 10:15
The Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Jess Kidd discusses The Hoarder at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, examining secrets and how they come back to haunt us.

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Thu, 16 Aug 12:00
The Speigeltent, Edinburgh

Malachy Tallack speaks at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, discussing The Valley at the Centre of the World

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Thu, 16 Aug 15:15
Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Edinburgh

Richard Holloway explores dying gracefully at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, discussing Waiting for the Last Bus.

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Thu, 16 Aug 15:45
Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre, Edinburgh

Alan Spence discusses Its Colours They Are Fine at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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Sun, 19 Aug 20:30
Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre, Edinburgh

Alan Parks discusses Bloody January at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, exploring his crime fiction debut.

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Wed, 22 Aug 10:15
The Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Mick Kitson discusses survival and nature in his novel, Sal, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

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Fri, 24 Aug 18:45
Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Edinburgh

Matt Haig speaks at Edinburgh International Book Festival about Notes on a Nervous Planet, chaired by Richard Holloway. 

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Fri, 24 Aug 20:45
Spark Theatre on George Street, Edinburgh

Mark Cousins discusses The Story of Looking at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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Sat, 25 Aug 17:30
Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre, Edinburgh

Gina Miller discusses self-censorship, political silencing, and her book Rise at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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Sat, 25 Aug 19:00
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Matt Haig speaks about his new book Notes on a Nervous Planet at Waterstones Glasgow Sauchiehall Street. 

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Sun, 26 Aug 18:45
Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Edinburgh

Gina Miller disusses the importance of standing up for what you believe is right, speaking about Rise at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. 

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Mon, 27 Aug 11:30
Edinburgh Book Fringe, Lighthouse Books, Edinburgh

In 2016, Gina Miller successfully challenged the government over Article 50. In memoir Rise, she draws on a life of fighting injustice to show that sometimes just one person can make a difference.

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Mon, 27 Aug 16:00
Garden Theatre, Edinburgh

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ discusses family, tradgey, and her novel Stay With Me at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

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Tue, 28 Aug 13:00
Lighthouse Books, Edinburgh

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ discusses her novel, Stay With Me, at Lighthouse Books as part of Edinburgh's Book Fringe.

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Tue, 28 Aug 20:00
Topping and Company, St. Andrews

Matt Haig returns to St Andrews for his latest book, Notes on a Nervous Planet, looking at the fast-paced world around us, and the anxious, stressful lives it causes us to lead.

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Wed, 29 Aug 19:00
Guardian Live, Cadogan Hall, Sloane Terrace, London

Join Gina Miller and Zoe Williams for a discussion about taking a stand for justice and overcoming adversity. Book and event combo ticket also available for £33.

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Wed, 29 Aug 19:00
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Ambrose Parry, a new collaboration between award winning author Chris Brookmyre and medical historian Dr Marisa Haetzman, will be in conversation with Louise Welsh about their new murder mystery set in 1847 Edinburgh, The Way of All Flesh.

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Thu, 30 Aug 19:00
Waterstones Newton Mearns, Newton Mearns

Ambrose Parry, a new collaboration between award winning author Chris Brookmyre and medical historical Dr Marisa Haetzman, will discuss their new murder mystery set in 1847 Edinburgh, The Way of All Flesh.

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Mon, 03 Sep 19:00
Guardian Live, Kings Place, London

Alan Rusbridger edited the Guardian for 20 years, breaking many of recent history's biggest stories. Breaking News offers his views on the role of the press, and the forces threatening its freedom.

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Tue, 04 Sep 19:00
Bristol Festival of Ideas, We the Curious, Anchor Road, Bristol

Gina Miller discusses self-censorship, political silencing, and her book Rise at the Bristol Festival of Ideas.

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Wed, 05 Sep 17:00
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen's Square, Bath

Gina Miller discusses self-censorship, political silencing, and her book Rise, at this event in association with Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights.

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Wed, 05 Sep 19:30
Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar

Medicine, murder and money blur the lines between class and gender in Edinburgh, 1847, in the first historical mystery by Ambrose Parry - a collaboration between Marisa Haetzman, an anaesthetist and medical historian and award-winning, best-selling author Chris Brookmyre.

"Utterly compelling" Denise Mina

"Menacing, witty and ingeniously plotted" S.J Parris

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Weekend Stage, Kenwood House Gardens, Hampstead, London

Gina Miller discusses life and leadership with Mishal Husain at the Financial Times Weekend Festival (full day tickets available only)

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Sat, 08 Sep 13:45
Cardiff Book Festival, Jurys Inn, 1 Park Place, Cardiff

*weekend tickets £25*This beautifully written crime novel transports you back to 19th century Edinburgh, mixing crime with medical mystery on a journey through a world where women are routinely discriminated against and rules on social class are rigidly enforced. The award-winning author of international bestsellers, Christopher Brookmyre, and his wife, Dr. Marisa Haetzman, a consultant whose master’s research unearthed the material for the book, teamed up to write the vivid and evocative, The Way of All Flesh. The first in a series that introduces a new duo of investigators, medical student, Will Raven, and housemaid, Sarah Fisher. With relentless pace and vibrant characters, this novel is an immersive experience.

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