Authors at Sauchiehall Street

; January


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JAN 7.00 PM




Will be talking about & signing copies of ‘THE GREAT

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0141 332 9105

100 THE lIST 21 Jan—4 Feb 1999



Charles Palliser Waterstone's. 153— 157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. The acclaimed author of The Quiaemrr reads frorn his new novel The L'nburietl (Phoenix House £16.99).

Edinburgh 3 The Macallan/Scotland On Sunday ! Masterclass with Bernard Mac Laverty Waterstone's. 128 Princes Street. 226 2666. 7pm. To celebrate the launch

of the Macallair/Scotland ()n Sunday

short story competition. Bernard Mac Laverty. whose tnost recent book (Irate .Vutes was shortlisted for last year's

Booker Prize. offers help and advice on

the art of short story writing.

Antonia Swinson James Thin. 53- 59 South Bridge. 5566743. 7pm. The Seat/and ()n Sum/av columnist launches


m Glasgow '

Burns Night At Sauchiehall Street Waterstone's. 153--157 Sauchiehall

Street. 332 9105. 7pm. l-‘ree. Readings

and a wee dram of whisky to celebrate the birthday of Scotland‘s best known and best loved poet. with 10"; off all ; Robert Burns titles on the night.

Anna Pavord Yes Restaurant. 22 West Nile Street. Call John Smiths on 221 7472 for further details. 7.30pm. £l() (£7.50). Anna Pavord gives an illustrated talk on her new book The 'l'ult'p after a champagne reception with John Smiths and Bloomsbury Publishing.

the bookstop cafe

drink the latte eat the muffin

read the book

chew the cud

never has retail been so good for the soul

4 teviot place. edinburgh 0131 - 225 5298

opening times 10 8 mon sat 12 - 8 sun

her new novel T/Ir' ('uusitts' 'Iale (Hoddel i i


Glasgow The Scottish Electorate, The 1997 General Electorate And Beyond John

Smith. Glasgow University Bookshop.

University Avenue. 339 1463. 6pm. A chance to meet the authors of The Seoul's/1 [zilt’r'ml‘ulr' (Macmillan £15.99). David McCrone. Lindsay Paterson and

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Hanif Kureishi gets intimate

Hanif Kureishi Water'stone's. 153-157 Sauchiehall Street. 3329105. 7pm. £2

(£1). Having enjoyed success in the cinema (.llv Beautiful lauru/erette). on T\' (The Btu/(Ilia of Suburbia) and best- selling novels. llanif Kureishi talks about his latest novel Illltlllur‘V (l‘aber £6.99). Jimmie Mac regor Hillhead Library. Byres Road. . 39 7223. 7.30pm. £3. TV personality Jimmie Macgregor gives an illustrated talk on his journey which retraced the footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie after (‘ulloden


tan Mitchell James Thin. 53-59 South Bridge. 556 6743. 7pm. The author gives a slide presentation of his new book Seat/arulfv Mountains lie/Ore 'li/te .Tqu/ttalueerv (l.uath Press £9.99). Bukowski Night Cameo. 38 Home Street. 228 4141. 9pm. Tickets £4.50 (£3.50) from The Cameo. \\'atersrone's and (‘anongate Books have joined together to celebrate the launch of Howard Sounes' critically acclaimed biography of the cult American writer. (‘ltrtl‘lr'x Btt/x‘rnt‘xkl, Luv/(ell III 7711’ AI’ItM‘ ()f'A ('ra:v Life ((‘anongate £16.99). There will be a screening of Bar/Iv arid Horses/1w. and appearances frotn Howard Sounes. Jock Scot and Kevin Williamson. See I-‘rmttl/‘Itex page 6.



Thomas Keneally Water-stone‘s. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. £2 (£1). Keneally. author of the Booker Prize-winning novel Se/rt'tu/leriv A rk (made into the filrn Se/tr/u/le/fv l.l.vt by Steven Spielberg). talks about his latest book The (ireat Slut/Ire: A Story Of The [fix/l III The ()l(/ World A/u/ T/lt’ New (Chatto 8; Windth £25).

Antjie Krog Borders Books. Music And Cafe. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. Krog talks about her book ('uutrtrv ()j‘Mv Skull (Random House £15.99) which chronicles the work she undertook with South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Sauchiehall Street Reading Group Waterstone's. l53~157 Sauchiehall Street. For more details call Tessa Bowler on 332 9105. 7.30pm. The group discuss Daniel Martin by John l‘owles. Edinburgh

Ludovic Kennedy Waterstone's. 128 Princes Street. 226 2666. 7pm. The TV journalist talks about his new autobiography All In The Maul: farewell 72) (im/ (llodder £17.99).



The Macallan Masterclass With Alan Spence Waterstone‘s. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 3329105. 7pm. Free. The launch of the Macallan/Scotland on Sunday short story competition with Alan Spence talking about the art of the short story and offering advice to any would be entrants.


Robin Pilcher \‘v’aterstone‘s. 13— 14 Princes Street. 556 3034. 7pm. The author talks about his new book An ()eeatt Apart (Little. Brown £9.99).



Colin Bateman and Matthew Thomas Waterstone's. 128 Princes Street. 226 2666. 7pm. Author of Diva/ring Jaek which was recently made into a film. Baternan talks about his new work Maul ()f'l'lre Mist (1-larperC‘o11ins £10.99) while Thomas reads from his debut novel Before Aml After (Voyager £5.99).

Janet Paisle Athletic Arms. Angle Park Terrace. 337 . 822. 7.30pm. ()ne of Scotland's foremost contemporary poets. Janet Paisley reads from her recent poetry collections Allen (rap and ll’rlt/ l’tre.



Colin Bateman Borders Books. Music And Cafe. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 2pm. See Fri 29.


The Shore Poets Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. 8pm. £1. An evening of poetry with Roddy Lumsden. lan McDonough. Melissa Ross and music by Tony McManus.

TUESDAY 2 Edinburgh

Maurice Cotterell Waterstone's. 13—14 Princes Street. 556 3034. 7pm. Cotterell talks about his new book The 'Iitta/tk/ta/taat Prop/testes (Headline £18.99) which sheds new light on the mysteries of ligypt.


Ian Rankin John Smith. 57 St Vincent Street. 221 7472. 7pm. Crime writer lan Rankin reads from his latest novel Dead Souls (Orion £ 16.99).


Des Dillon Waterstone‘s. 13-14 Princes Street. 556 3034. 7pm. [)illon talks about his latest book I!(‘/l\'(‘()()/)lll(’ (Headline £9.99) which tells the story of a day in the life of two young boys in the seventies.

Port Glasgow

Edwin Morgan Port Glasgow Library. Fore Street. Port Glasgow. 01475 715629. 11am 8; 1.30pm. The joint winner of the 1998 Stakis Prize for Scottish Writer of the Year. Edwin Morgan talks about his work and reads frotn his recent collection of poems 1"r'rtual Am/ ()t/ter Realities.


Glasgow Des Dillon Borders Books. Music And Cafe. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700.

; 7pm. See Wed 3.

' Edinburgh

Gail Anderson Dargatz and Pam Houston Waterstone's. 128 Princes Street. 226 2666. 7pm. Anderson l)argat'/. reads from her new book A Reeipe l’ar Bees (Virago £9.99) and Houston talks about her new book Hit/King The ('at (Virago £9.99).