Georges Perec


“One of the great novels of the century" TIAS‘

“A masterpiece, a big, parodic, totally entertaining book" Guardian

“A transcendent achievement . . . a book of world class" Daily Plegraph

“A novel as carefully patterned as Joyce's Ultrrev”

London Review of Books

Harvill Paperbacks £4.95


or The Memory of Childhood Translated by David Bellos

“Brilliant” The Literary Review

Collins Harvill £10.95

New Book: St Kilda

Launch, a/v presentation, signing session

22 Oct 7pm Royal Scottish Museum, Chambers St, EDINBURGH.

A/v presentations with signing sessions

23 Oct 6.30pm Inverdruie Visitor Centre, AVIEMORE; 24 Oct 7pm John Smith Booksellers, GLASGOW;

25 Oct 7.30pm ABERDEEN Art Gallery;

26 Oct 8pm The Ceilidh Place, ULLAPOOL;

27 Oct 7.30pm Caledonian Hotel, INVERNESS;

28 Oct 7.30pm Alexandra Hotel, FORT WILLIAM;

29 Oct 2—3pm Melven’s Bookshop, PERTH (no a/v); 31 Oct 7pm EDINBURGH Bookshop;

1 Nov 7pm Waterstones, PERTH;

2 Nov 7.30pm Civic Centre, EAST KILBRIDE;

3 Nov 7.30pm Blacklocks, DUMFRIES;

4 Nov 7.30pm PAISLEY Town Hall;

5 Nov 10.30am—noon Jenners, EDINBURGH (no a/v).

60 The List 28 Oct - 10 Nov 1988

Booksellers since 1’97

Thursday 27 October DOUGLAS DUNN reading from his new collection of poems .\'orthlight 7pm for 7.30pm

Wine will be served

Sunday 30 October LIVE MUSIC to accompany the party to launch the Grove (‘oncise Dictionary offllusic 12 . 30—2 . 30pm

Monday 31 October MICHAEL MUNRO & BILLY KAY the authors of The Patter, Another Blast and Scots: The Mither Tongue examine the Scots language and local dialects 7pm for 7.30pm Wine will be served

Tuesday 1 November RALPH STEADMAN talking and sketching to mark the launch of his new book The Big [Am 7pm for 7.30pm Wine will be served

Wednesday 2 November ROY LAIDLAW & JOHN RUTHERFORD Party to launch the new book by the Scottish Internationalists Rugby Partnership 7pm for 7.30pm Wine will be served

Thursday 3 November JOAN LINGARD & JANETTE WALKINSHAW reading from their new collection of short stories I Can Sing. Dance. Rollers/(ate 7pm for 7.30pm Wine will be served

Wednesday") November 1988 AUTUMN PREVIEW PARTY enjoy a glass ofwine and meet our guest Michael Holroyd, biographer of George Bernard Shaw 7pm for 7.30pm Wine will be served

50 Gordon Street, Glasgow Telephone: Glasgow 22] 0.262

9am—8pm M onday—Friday 9am—5 . 30pm Saturday IZnoon—Spm Sundays; with lit'emusic1—2pm