Get Gallus with Muriel Gray

Cove, Argyll and Bute
Paid, ticketed
Sunday 27 November 2016 15:30

Gloriously gallus author, TV presenter and Munro bagger extraordinaire Muriel Gray will be joining the Cove and Kilcreggan Book festival for a wonderfully entertaining event.

Magic Lantern Storytelling

Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Free, Unticketed
Friday 25 November 2016 15:00, Friday 25 November 2016 16:00

In the cosy atmosphere of the Museum of Childhood, hear tales of dreams and adventures from storyteller Ailie Finlay, colourfully illuminated by a real Victorian magic lantern show.

Book Generator Postbox!

Dalkeith , Midlothian
Free, unticketed
Monday 21 November 2016 09:30, Tuesday 22 November 2016 09:30, Wednesday 23 November 2016 09:30, Thursday 24 November 2016 09:30, Friday 25 November 2016 09:30, Saturday 26 November 2016 09:30, Sunday 27 November 2016 09:30

Looking for some new books to read? All out of inspiration? Look no further! Come and fill out our quick postcard and drop it into our Book Generator Postbox. Sit back and wait for your custom selected recommendations to pop into your inbox or come back to visit us and collect your super selections. Can’t wait to get your hands on our choices? Reserve our recommendations for free during Book Week Scotland! Happy Reading!

Writing for Prizes

Juniper Green, Edinburgh
Free, ticketed
Saturday 26 November 2016 19:30

Ian Campbell retired from the chair of Scottish and Victorian Literature at the University of Edinburgh, where he remains Emeritus Professor and Teaching Fellow. There are innumerable ways of writing and of awarding prizes. Above all, fairness matters.  Saltire Prize judging has given Ian years of experience and perspective.

An Afternoon with Leila Aboulela

Aberdeen, Aberdeen
Free, ticketed
Saturday 26 November 2016 14:30

Aberdeen City Libraries will welcome one of Aberdeen’s own award winning writers to help us bring our Book Week Scotland celebrations to a close.

Born in Cairo, brought up in Khartoum and now living in Aberdeen, Leila Aboulela will visit Aberdeen Central Library on Saturday 26 November at 2.30pm to talk about her fantastic works including her latest novel ‘The Kindness of Enemies’.

Spaces at this free event are limited so booking is essential.

What Nobody Knew About Rab C Nesbitt.

Cove, Argyll and Bute
Paid, ticketed
Saturday 26 November 2016 14:00

Discover the real life dramas of Rab C Nesbitt actor Gregor Fisher at this insightful event featuring the co-author of his recent biography, Melanie Reid.

Melanie collaborated with GREGOR FISHER and wrote The Boy From Nowhere which tells the tangled tale of his upbringing. Fisher was adopted not once but twice, his mother having died of a heart condition and his adoptive mum perishing in a fire. His third adoptive family does not come under the heading of joyful.