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Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. Free. Poet Richard Price reads from his latest collection PUt’IliyxllldP8117)! Fumes. Colin Bateman & Laura Hird Waterstone's. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Two comic authors with differing styles read frotn their latest l1t)\ els. Part nt'C'e/llt~ ('mlnet‘tlons.


Gavin Routledge James Thin. 53—59 South Bridge. (322 8222. 7pm. Free. The clinical director of the Edinburgh Active Osteopaths will talk about beating low back pain. the subject of his new book The Btlt'k Bunk (Thorsons £9.99).

7pm Thurs Richard Price

20th Jan will be reading from his new poetry collection Perfume and Petrol Fumes.

1pm Sat David Shrigley 22nd Jan will be signing copies of his cult book The Beast is Near:

7pm Tues Feng Shui Scotland

North lanarkshire Word up: Bernard Mac Laverty makes a Jan Will be in-store discussing the art Of 2000 Wotds literary Festival Various “m” .appe‘i'ame 3‘ "9"" balancin your home environment and venues. North Lanarkshire. A wide ranging Lana'ksmm's L'te'ary Fesm’a' h - g d , d , d, _ l- ,-

event around the theme of literature. play-w right and poet Janet Paisley reads en ancmg )Our 3) [O ‘1) 1‘ mg

running until Saturday 5th February with {mm her “wk. appearances by children's writers Aileen

Paterson. Bea Ferguson and James Tony HaWRS

Campbell and author talks by Bernard Mac Will be talking about the strange bet

Laverty. Edwin Morgan. Chris Dolan. Glasgow and forfeit that led to him writin Gordon‘Leg‘ge and Margaret Thomson tony Hawks Bunich Book-x 383 . . g

D1015. h" lU“ dClilllS Willi!“ th Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. Free. Playmg the [WU/down” at Tenn” an Leggrjfhgg;figgpsg(“gifting Serge“ ingesting tlhc sacccis ot‘lfuugdIrctland exceptionally funny and inspiring book 9” - ~ 1-99 ' 5 '5 "it-’5 or 'l'tiA ’rlrge. aw 'sta 'sa outt e ,- ~ . “'“hcr c"¢'"~‘~ Page 73- strange bet and forfeit that led to him fouo“ mg the success Of Round hel‘md

writing Playing The .lloldm'ans At Tennis Wit/2 (I Fridge. —mm— irrita- £9.99).

Glasgow William Mclllvaney 8: Aly Bain \Vaterstone's. 153-157 Sauchiehall Street. A Day In The Life Suryiyors’ Poetry 333 9105 7.30pm. £3.50 (£35m Thurs Tom MCGOWI‘an Scotland. 30 Cranwonh Street. 357 6838. Traditional Ccmc music acmm 1mm . I0am—noon. Free. Maggie Graham leads a reading {mm Mcllimnmz purfiyfcehu. Jan & GlmSOIl workshop on how to transform your life ('mlneetl'mls. will be discussing Beyond the Banzboa

into art with exercises to create stories or

poctry out otordinary manic THURSDAY 27 Screen which details the experiences of

Edwin Morgan 8. Jackie Kay Scottish Prisoners Of war in the Far

Waterstone's. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. Glasgow ' ' Scotland's Poet Laureate Edwin Morgan is Borders Books‘ 383 Buchanan Strum 333 joined by Jackie Kay for an evening of 7700. 7pm Free. Discussion of 30.0,“, 77“, Wildlngs- PU” (ti‘CY’llle (‘mineetlmlsx Bum/mu Screen (Cualann Press £9.99) sat RObert KnOX which details the experiences of Scottish - . , - - .- Prisoners of War in the Far East during Feb lntrOduce‘s ‘1 umque mlx Of mu‘SlC’ Glasgow world war It. performance poetry. spoken word and r - Ch'i‘mphe' B'°°"my'°' campbeu stand-u comed I in Cabaret in the Dav'd ShV'Qley BOTdfirj 390“ 383 Armstrong 8: Janet Paisley Waterstone's. p ) Buchanan Street. 222 //00. lpltt. Free. 153457 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9105 Cafe, Artist Shrigley signs copies of his new book 7.30pm. £350 (£350). Three diverse

The BUNK! IX .Vt’ut‘ (RCdSlUllc PrCSS “Titch appear together for an

24 mind-widening scope. Parrque/tl'e Wed Medium Rogers (“NW’UW'S- 9th Feb will be discussing her new book Soul Glasgow mo“ 23 Mates. a practical. spiritual guide to

Haiku Workshop Surviyors' Poetry finding true love

Scotland. 30 Cranworth Street. 357 (i838. Glasgow

7.30—10pm. Free. The art and history of pee"). In the palace Kibble palace.

haiku writing are examined in this Glasgow Botanic Gardcm‘ 730 Great "rues Join Charles Alexander workshop led by Ingrid Lees who has also We“.er Road. 334 3433 “3me Free. ,

used “11.5 51"“ [Oil-‘5]5lh9111l'lg- . _ Bring along a poem. a song orjust listen at F81) and Martln [0 Cdebrate Alasda" Gfaythfl-‘b 00'3" C0||fl Re'd this afternoon poetry session in the gardens. the launch Of Maggy; Ofk -- Guitar \\aterstone s. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. Dermot gamer, Des Dino" & Liz . .i i . W i 33: 9105. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Prolific Doheny \i-mersmncrs‘ 153457 An evening of discussmn and

“'“lt’r Alflsdu” 9m." and Chm 90141“. Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7.30pm. performance.

author of .-\.s‘(‘t’tt.s't()tt Day (Headline £9.99). £350 (£350). Bulge, and Dillon are

are supported by guitarist C 01in Rcid- Part accompanied by Irish fiddler Liz Dohertv.

at O’lm' (writtt’vttwn‘. Purl ol‘C‘c/u‘c Connectimzs. Plus our regular programme of children's events (every

TUESDAY 25 m Saturday at 1 1am). creative writing and poetry classes.

discussion groups. Jazz music with Bobby Wishart (every

Glasgow, Glasgow Friday at 7.30pm) and much. much more . . .

FenSJ 5'11" 5mm“ Bs‘rdcrs 300‘s"- 383 Cabaret In The Cafe Borders Books. 283

Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7pm. Free. Buchanan Street. 333 7700 8pm. Free.

More about the art of life enhancement RUN” Km,x hosts a uni ue mix of music ' ° through furniture arrangement by Feng Shtli perfonmncc poem; Wile“ word and i Scotland stand-up comedv. '

Michael Marra & Liz Lochhead The ' BUChanan Street,

Piping Centre. 3-1 McPhater Street. 287 31

551 1. 8pm. £7. Stories and song from this G1 incorrigible pair. Part afCeltle Glasgow

C (""H’s‘fitm-V. Waterstone's/GF‘I’ Film Quiz Glasgow 0 1 4 1

A1108 Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. I . , ' Janet Paisley Alloa Library. 26-28 845m"- 51- Megfl'POPU'ar 9W 7 35 6"“ 83m to 10pm Monday to ednCSda" Drysdale Street. 01259 722262. enter as a team of no more than tour people 83m to “pm Thursday to Saturday, 103m to 9pm Sunday 7.30—9.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The author. and book early to amid disappomtment.

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