Wednesday 19 June at 7pm


The author of Bright Lights. Big City. is considered to be one of the USA's finest living novelists. LAST OF THE SAVAGES is his new story and his first foray into a historical setting.

We are very pleased to give you this opportunity to hear him read.

Thursday 20 June at 7pm


Peter O"l‘oole is one of our most brilliant and original actors. The first volume of his autobiography. Lettering with Intent.

was a bestseller and received huge critical acclaim.

We are delighted to be hosting this event. at which he will be reading from and signing copies of the second volume.


THE APPRENTICE (MacMillan) Tickets £2.00 redeemable against book purchase on the night. At the Assembly Rooms. George Street.

Tuesday 25 June at 7pm


Alan Garner's books have caught the imagii'iatioi'i of readers of all ages. Now the author of The Weirdstone Q/‘Brisingarnen has written an entirely adult novel. 'l‘onight he reads from STRANDLOPER.

He is a profoundly committed public speaker and we cannot recommend this event too highly. Tickets .112.()() redeemable against book purchase on the night. At the 'l‘raverse 'l‘heatre. Cambridge Street.

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All events are held in the branch and are free unless ()thenvise stated

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Tuesday 18 June at 7pm Martin Foreman The Edinburgh author reads from his ambitious new novel The Butterfly's Wing (GMP 5.28.95)

Saturday 22 June at l lam Quentin Crisp will be here signing copies of his new book Resident Alien: New York Diaries.

(1 larperCollins £16.99).

. Tuesday 25th June at 7pm

Mark Simpson will be here to talk about his ‘hilariously perverse look at British culture in the 1990s. It's a Queer World. (Vintage £8.99).

Wednesday 26th June at 7pm "l‘here Must Be Fifty Ways...‘ An evening of coming out and coming of age as Lynn Sutcliffe tells some stories from There Must be Fifty Ways to Tell Your Mother. ((Iassell $38.99). and Graeme Aitken reacts from his first novel. Fifty Ways of Saying Fabulous. (1 leadline £5.99). Wine will be served.

Thursday 27th June at 7pm Patrick Gale will be reading from and signing copies of his latest novel. The Facts of Life. (l larperCollins £6.99). William Corlett will be reading from his first ‘grown-up' novel. Now and Then. (Abacus 3.16.99).

Wine will be sewed.

Friday 5th July at 7pm

Fiona Cooper reading and discussing works including Rotary Spokes, Jay loves Lucy and Blossom at the Mention of Your Name. (Serpents 'l‘ail £8.99). Crime writer Stella Duffy will read from her latest novel Wavewalker. (Serpent's 'l‘ail £7.99). Wine will be served.

Thursday 11th July at 7pm Emma Donaghue will be here to read from her latest paperback Hood. (Penguin £6.99). Willi William Sutcliffe reading from his debut novel. New Boy (Penguin £6.99). \Vine will be served.

Sunday 23 June at 7pm

Jonathan Harvey 'l‘he playwright and seriptwriter of Beautiful Thing will be talking about his work alter a screening of the film at the (‘alneo. Details from the


All Tickets Free Waterstone's East End, 13/14 Princes Street. Edinburgh. 0131-556 3034

QUEER READINGS A series of events for Pride Scotland 96 At Waterstone's East End