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Thursday May 8th 7.00pm



“The entant terrible of the London Literary scene”, controversial author and journalist Will Self will be here to read from and sign copies

of his new novel “Great Apes’

: Bloomsbury £14.99.

Free tickets are available from the West End Branch.


Wednesday 4th June 7.00pm

Erica Jong

Author of “Fear of Flying” reading from her new novel. “Of Blessed Memory”

Free tickets from West End Branch.

128 Princes Street, Edinburgh 0131 226 2666

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0141 632 9002 (£1.00 0 p)

Available now from all good bookshops priced £7.99 or by mail order Ringwood Publishing, 258 Kingsacre Road,

Glasgow, G73 28W. Tel

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Great Apes by Will Self is published by Bloomsbury at £14.99. Self will be reading at Waterstone's, 128 Princes Street, Edinburgh Thurs 8 May, 7pm. See Book Events.



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