Authors at Sauchiehall Street

September—October 1997


Sauchiehall Street

THUR DOROTHY ROWE Money, money, money. No one, anywhere, escapes the power and effects W of money. How we feel about it is central to how we live our lives and understanding it is a matter of understanding ourselves. In The Real Meaning of Money (HarperCollins £20) eminent psychologist Dorothy Rowe unravels the vastly complex network of meanings we create concerning money. Her acutely insightful, thoroughly thought provoking analysis of money's place in our lives will help us all make more sense of the world around us. Tickets £2


We welcome three young Scottish poets W to the basement, all reading from their recently published collections. Gillian Ferguson, illustrator and tv critic, has a brand new collection Air For Sleeping Fish (Bloodaxe £6.95). Tracey Herd received tremendous reviews for her last collection No Hiding Place (Bloodaxe £16.96), and Roddy Lumsden's Yeah, Yeah, Yeah (Bloodaxe £7.95) explores romance, faith and last orders at the bar. Free event

MON MAGNUS MAGNUSSON Featuring, we hope a special appearance

2 by 'the chair', Magnus will be talking

about and showing some of the funniest 8PM moments from 25 years of Mastermind

collected in his book guessed it...I've

Started, So I'll Finish (Little, Brown £16.99)

Tickets £2


Co-authors of international bestsellers 89M such as The Temple and the Lodge, The

Holy Blood And The Holy Grail, The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception and The Messianic Legacy, Baigent and Leigh have now produced an audacious and daring reappraisal of contemporary values in The Elixir and the Stone (Viking £16.99). Focusing on hermeticism and its astonishing re-emergence this century sending shock waves through the establishments of philosophy, organised religion and the arts, the book takes on subjects as seemingly diverse as the architectural debate inaugurated by the Prince of Wales and the shamanistic qualities of the Rolling Stones. This promises to be a fascinating evening discussion. Tickets £2

WED LAWRENCE DONEGAN A veteran of both The Bluebells and Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Lawrence 8W Donegan has put the life of a number one pop star behind him to focus on his dream of becoming a professional golfer, well, at least a professional caddy. Four Iron in the Soul (Viking £15.99) is a brilliant combination of sports book and travelogue as Lawrence follows Ross Drummond (ranked 438th in the world) on the days and endless nights of the European tour. He‘ll be here to share some of the more bizarre tales and to sign copies of his book. Tickets £2

THUR ANDREA DWORKIN Andrea Dworkin raised her voice against pornography and established herself as one _ of the most explosive, passionate and often 8PM most misunderstood critics around. In her most provocative book to date she brings together her essays, speeches and commentary on a variety of subjects delving deeper than ever into the connection between male power and male violence. She will be here to talk, to take questions and to sign copies of Life and Death: Unapologetic Writings on the War Against Women (Virago £6.99) Tickets £2

FRI MARK POWER Intangible and mysterious, familiar yet 3 obscure, the shipping forecast is —— broadcast four times a day on BBC Radio 8 PM 4, with its enigmatic language entering the public consciousness. Four years ago Mark Power, one of Britain's leading documentary photographers, set himself the task of visiting all 31 sea areas and capturing images from each. The resulting book and touring exhibition succeeded in conjuring memories of seaside holidays and challenging assumptions of what these places were like. Mark will be here with some of the photographs to talk about his journey and to sign copies of the book. (Published by Zelda Cheatle £19.95 hardback and £14.95 paperback.) Tickets £2

TUES MARTIN AMIS After the extraordinary hype and

7 publicity generated by his last novel The —_ Information, Martin Amis has come back

8 PM with a short, sharp thriller and fans of this writer, best known for novels such as Money and London Fields should not miss this opportunity to hear him read from and sign copies of Night Train (Jonathan Cape £10.99) Tickets £2

WATERSTONE’S 153 - 157 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EW



Author of the Sharpe series of novels

(featuring Sean Bean on TV). Bernard W Cornwell enjoyed a successful career as a

TV producer before becoming a full time

writer. He now lives (and sails) in New England and will be over here to promote the third book in his Arthurian trilogy following The Winter King and Enemy of God with Excalibur (Michael Joseph £16.99). He will be reading from and signing copies of this eagerly awaited new novel.

THUR NATIONAL POETRY DAY 'The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.‘ - Jean Cocteau. To celebrate _ National Poetry Day we present an 8 PM evening of banned poetry hosted by Ursula Owen (editor of Index On Censorship) and attended by a variety of Index's outstanding contributors and contemporary Scottish poets. Come and hear some work never before performed in the UK. Tickets £2


Well known from his many appearances m on Food and Drink and Style Challenge,

Oz Clarke is one of the most respected wine tasting talents in the world. He will be here with his favourite wines for you to taste and comment upon, and will answer any questions you might have about any wines from Abruzzo to Zinfandel. He will also be signing his Wine Guide 1998 (Little, Brown £8.99). We promise a fine evening of sniffing, slooshing and spitting. Tickets £2

FRI ARUNDHATI ROY The God of Small Things, her first novel, 1 has become an international bestseller. It m— tells a fascinating and endearing story of childhood, despite a background of political turbulence in Kerala. She will be here to read and sign copies at this rare bookshop appearance. Tickets £2