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° launch of "Being" magazine and panel discussion on holistic health and self-empowerment 0 Celebration to mark 20 years of the Women’s Press and lidinburgh Rape (irisis.
0 launch of Ray Newton‘s "One step Forward. 7iuo Steps Bark? "
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The social history of a left-wing activist. ° lolm Maclean and Scottish Radicalism.
The Red Night. Sat 18 May. 8-12 midnight
Readings and music at the Southside Community Centre
Gordon Legge. Dilys Rose. ALI’ W/omen's Singing Group. Bar. Tickets £4.50/i5 (Ll/£2.50 in advance)
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102 THE usr 14-28 May 1998
events THURSDAY 14 Glasgow
Chinese Medicine With Tom Williams Waterstone's. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 3329105. 7pm. £2. With the growing )opularity of Chinese medicine. Toni \‘illiams who runs an acupuncture clinic in (ilasgow and authored The Complete lllustraled (Iuide 1i) (lit/law Medicine (lilenient £ 16.99). chats about the principles and practice of what he does.
Radical Book Fair McDonald Library. Nelson Hall. McDonald Road. For more information call Word Power Bookshop. 662 91 12. The second lidinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair (Thu
14 —Sat 16 May). organised by Word Power bookshop. Performance poet Ben'amin Zephaniah opens the festival on' hit 14 May. 7.15pm.
Russell Banks Waiersione‘s. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. £2. Russell Banks reads from and signs copies of his latest novel (Your/splitter (Seeker & Warburg £l6.99).
Radical Book Fair McDonald Library. Nelson Ilall. McDonald Road. For more information call Word Power Bookshop, 662 91 12. Today's events include a panel discussion on holistic health and the 2()th anniversary celebrations of'l‘he Women's Press.
Radical Book Fair McDonald Library. Nelson Hall. McDonald Road. For more information call Word Power Bookshop. 662 91 12. The final day of the fair includes iublishers' stalls and dis ilays. the launc i of South African poet . tanley Trevor's recent collections. and readings. music and performances in the evening.
Lord Douglas Hurd Rt) 'al Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 28 5511. 1 im. £2.50 (on day); (£2 in advance). ‘he former Foreign Secretary talks about his new )olitical thriller The Shape ()flee (Little. Brown £15.99).
Lord Dou las Hurd Waterstone's. (ieorge Street. 22. 3436. 7.30pm. See above.
John Lamond John Smith. 57 St Vincent Street. 221 7472. 6 mi. Whisky tastings and conversation with the author of The Malt ll’hiskv File ((‘anongate Books £9.99). HRH Prince Michael 0f Albany, Head Of The Royal House Of Stewart \k'aterstone's. I53» 157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. £2. Prince Michael ()f Albany talks about the true story of the royal house of Stewart as revealed in his book The Forgotten i‘llonarehv ()fSeot/and (I-Ilenient £ 16.99).
Tariq Ali Waterstone's. I28 Princes Street. 226 2666. 7pm. Writer. broadcaster and activist Tariq Ali chats about his latest book I968: Mare/ting In
I The Streets (Bloomsbury £16.99).
Rhythm Night The Trvst. (‘resswell Street. Hillhead. 357 6838. 7.30pm. A Survivors‘ Poetry evening with poetry. song and prose. plus open floor spots.
The Blood -The Spirit And The SongAt The Balmoral Hotel Baltiioral Hotel. - Princes Street. 5562414. 7.30pm. £4 (£2).
Tickets from \N'aterstone's. 13— 14 Princes Street. 556 3034. An evening of whisky and son ' with multi-award winning author harles Maclean and acclaimed poet and singer Robin Laing. lus special guest. HRH ’rince Michael o Albany. HRH Prince Michael Of Albany, Head Of The Royal House Of Stewart James Thin. 53--59 South Bridge. 556 6743. lpm. Book signing. See Wed 20.
The Scottish Book Boat Newhaven Harbour. Newhaven noon—5.30pm. As ﬂan of the Newhaven Boat Festival.
eadiscovery and The Scottish Poetry Library‘s Scottish Book Boat will be casting anchor at Newhaven harbour for an afternoon of sea stories and poetry.
Look, There's An Aeroplane In That
Bookshop! Waterstone s. 153—157
Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 2pm.
Author/pilot Colin MacKinnon will be
in store alon ' with his microli ’111
aircraft. to ta k about his increﬁible
ﬁiurncky across America. as told in his ook Wing And/1 Prayer (11B
£1 I .99).
Toni Morrison Bute Ilall. University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 6.30pm. £4 (£2 redeemable against book). In association with the Centre for American Studies at Glasgow University. Waterstone's present the Nobel Prize-winnin ’ author. Toni Morrison. Her new ook Paradise (Chatto & Windus £16.99) completes the trilogy which be ,an with Beloved and continued with azz.
William Scott John Smith. 57 St Vincent Street. 221 7472. 6.30pm. A slide show with the author of Bannock/turn Years (Luath Press £7.95).
Robert Darnton ()Id Colle 'e. Lecture Hall 175. University of Edin urgh. South Bridge. 5.15pm. Robert Darnton from Princeton University gives a lecture on Forbidden Books And The Media In I’re~Rei'olutionar)‘ France. Part of a new series of lectures
s onsored b James Thin. entitled ‘The I istory ()f he Book’.
Ingrid Pitt Waterstone's. 13—14 Princes Street. 556 3034. 7pm. Screenwriter. novelist and actress Ingrid Pitt talks about her new book The Bedside ('otn/ntnion For Vampire Lovers (Batsford £14.99), which looks at the vampire phenomenon. Pitt is . known to most for her starnn ' roles in classic movies such as The I teker Alan. The House Thai Drip/)ed Blood and ('ounles's' Dracula.
Penny Haywood John Smith. 57 St Vincent Street. 221 7472. 6pm. The author chats about her latest book l)lY PR: The Small Business Guide To Free l’uh/ieitv (Batsford £14.99).
Terry Houston John Smith, 57 'St Vincent Street. 221 7472. 7pm. The author chats about and signs copies of his latest novel Wounded Stone (Argyll Publishing £7.99).
The Write Stuff Awards Waterstone‘s. l53--I57 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. An evening of prize- trying and celebration as Scottish col eges‘give out their Creative Writing Awar s. Graham Hancock Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. 6.30pm. Hancock chats about his latest book The Mars M vsterv (Pengurn £13.99) in which he discusses the real threat that our planet faces from asteroids.