THURSDAY 25th October 7:00 pm (doors open 6:30 pm) -
Spark Theatre, James Gillespie's School
Muriel Spark Centenary Year: Appointment with Alan Taylor Birlinn Publishing and The James Gillespie's Trust present an evening with Alan Taylor - fan and friend of Muriel Spark and author of Appointment in Arezzo. We will be there
with the books, to help continue the centenary celebrations! Tickets £5.00, includes a glass of wine and can be redeemed for £5 off a book
on the night. call us on 0131 447 1917 OR firstname.lastname@example.org
to book seat.
FRIDAY 26th October 5:30 pm - The Edinburgh Bookshop
Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott @ The Speakeasy
Swan Song is “A whirlwind of a first novel… the character of Truman himself shimmers through the novel in a wonderful blaze of eccentricity and excess. Outstanding.” (Rose Tremain) Kelleigh will join us to spill the beans on Truman Capote
and the New York literary circle he so spectacularly satirised - the
perfect topic for a Speakeasy. We will be slinging the gin from 5:30pm.
Free, no booking needed.
THURSDAY 1st November 7:00 pm - The Edinburgh Bookshop
James Oswald - No Time to Cry
“...one of the UK's biggest crime writers comes a phenomenal new series guaranteed to have your heart in your mouth.” (Headline Books). Join James Oswald to celebrate the
launch of his latest novel, and the start of a brand new series, with a party in the shop. Hoopla! Free, but places are very limited. Call us on 0131 447 1917 OR email@example.com to book seat.
MONDAY 12th Nov. 7:30 pm - James Gillespie’s High School Library
Robin Ince - I’m a Joke and So Are You
Robin’s book is about why we become the humans we are and how best to cope with that. Much needed. “Clever, funny, kind and interesting - just like Robin.” (Sara Pascoe) Tickets £5.00 (£5 off book with ticket) call us on 0131 447 1917 OR firstname.lastname@example.org to book seat.
MONDAY 19th November 7:00 pm - The Edinburgh Bookshop
Caroline Eden - The Food of the Black Sea
Caroline Eden (writer of Samarkand) brings us stories and food to try from her evocative Black Sea recipe book and travelogue - visit Odessa, Bessarabia, Romania,
Bulgaria and Turkey’s Black Sea region without leaving the shop. Tickets £5.00 (£5 off book with ticket) places are very limited,
call us on 0131 447 1917 OR email@example.com to book seat.
FRIDAY 30th November 5:30 pm - The Edinburgh Bookshop
Marjorie Lotfi Gill - @ The Speakeasy
Award winning poet, performer, community-organiser and
all round gem Marjorie Lotfi Gill will join us to close out the month. G&T and convivial company from 5:30pm. Marjorie will read from her pamphlet Refuge, which takes its starting point as 1970s Tehran, with Iran on the cusp of revolution, and explores ideas of flight, journey and assimilation. Free, no booking needed.