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J.K. Rowling gives us a Pottered history at City Hall, Glasgow, Sat 9 Dec
THURSDAY 50 THURSDAY 7
Magnus Magnusson \N'atcrstone's. 153—157 Sauchiehall Street. 332 9105. 7pm. £1. Magnusson reads from his vivid and comprehensive account of Scottish history. Scotland: The Story Of A Nation (llarper(‘ollins £15.99).
Aileen Paterson Art (iallery a: .‘yltiseum. Kelvingrove. Arger Street. 287 2699. 2-- 3.45pm. Free. Aileen Paterson reads from her immensely popular children’s books followed by a craft workshop on how to make finger puppets of .\laisie and her friends. For children aged 4+.
Jancis Robinson Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 77()(). 7pm. Free. liver gel the feeling that the race is on to flog the hottest stocking filler this ('hristmas'.’ Jancis Robinson will be leading a tasting of festive wines and plugging her books on the subject at the same time. coincidentally.
Mary Contini James Thin. 53—59 South Bridge. 622 8222. I.3()—2pm. Free. Author of kids cookery book [fusi' l’t'usy .Sii't'r’tlt' Plt' (Iibury Press £12.99) runs a food and baking workshop.
Terry Waite Mtisic Ilall. l'nion Street. (11224 641122. 7.30pm. £10. Most famous for his time spent in captivity in Beirut. Terry Waite has had a rich and varied career. As described in his two autobiographies 721ka ()n Trust and Travels It'll/1A I’rimutr' as well as his collection of poetry. prose and prayers Foothills In .llr'mory that sustained him in solitary confinement. Waite talks about his extraordinary life.
TUESDAY 5 Edinburgh
Jancis Robinson Waterstone’s. 128 Princes Street. 226 2666. 6pm. Free. See Mon 4.
The League Of Gentlemen Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 77()(). lpm. Free. The League sign copies of their Lot‘ul Book For Local People (Fourth Estate £12.99). See feature.
Willy Russell Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 77()(). 7pm. Free. The author of extremely popular plays and subsequent films Iii/rivaling Rita and Shirley lirlenllrti' reads from his first novel The ll'mrrg Boy (Doubleday £16.99).
Out Loud Athletic Arms. Angle Park 'l'errace. 337 3822. 7.30pm. £1 dona- tion. Monthly open mic night of poetry. prose and song run by the Phoenix Writers' (iroup. Performers and readers welcome. For more information contact words(a‘outloud.org.uk.
J.K. Rowling (‘ity Ilall. (‘andleriggs. 287 5511. 9am. £5. J.K. Rowling talks about her sensational Harry Potter series and signs copies of the books in a fund raising event for Maggie's Centre. a cancer care provider. Ticket information from Borders Books on (ll-ll 222 77()().
Glasgow On A Plate 2 Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 77()(). 7pm. Free. Top chefs from (ilasgow restaurants host a cookery demonstra- tion to launch Glasgow ()n A PIN/U 2 (B 6’; W Publishing £16.99).
Gael Turnbull & Valerie Thornton Scottish Poetry Library. 5 ('richton's Close. ('anongate. 557 2876. 6.3()—8.3()pm. Free. .\lariscat Press launch (iael 'l'urnbull‘s .tlig/r! :1 Shape Of Words and Valerie 'l'hornton's (‘utumusrii's with readings by both poets.
Peter May ()itakar‘s Bookstore. Unit 6. Buchanan (ialleries. Buchanan Street. 353 I5()(). 6.3()—8.3()pm. Free. Peter May launches his novel The Killing Room (Hodder 6’; Stougbton £17.99). set in Shanghai where Detective l.i Yan is assigned to catch the murderer of eighteen dismembered
Margaret Thomson Davis Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 77()(). 7.30pm. Free. The author reads from her new novel The (iour'lirv (iii-ls (Arrow £ 1 5 .99 ).
7PM MONDAY 4TH DECEMBER
JANC S ROBINSON
world renowned wine expert leads a testive tasting to celebrate the publication o1
|W|NE TASTING WORKBOOKI
1PM WEDNESDAY 6TH DECEMBER
LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN ‘
will be signing copies oI
BA LOCAL BOOK FOR LOCAL PEOPLE] ~
7PM THURSDAY 7TH DECEMBER
RESCHEDULED EVENT the author ot Educating Rita, Blood Brothers and Shirley VUlL’Illlllt.‘ will be discussing his Iirst novel
ﬁHE WRONG BOY
SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER AN AUDIENCE WITH
JK ROWLING IN AID or MAGGIE’S CENTRES
in a rare appearance JK ROWLING answers questions and Signs COpICS oI lllt‘ sensational Harry Potter series to help raise lands to build a new Maggie's Centre in GIOSQOW, ottering support Ior anyone affected by cancer. Tickets C5 available only at Borders (all ticket sales go (,lll'O(lIy to Maggie's Centres)
DOORS OPEN 10AM TO BE-SEATED BY 10.30AM CITY HALL, CANDLERIGGS
7PM WEDNESDAY 13TH DECEMBER
GLASGOW ON A PLATE 2
Join editor Ferrier Richardson (Eurasia) tor a cookery demonstration from some ol GlasgoW’s top chets.
7.3OPM THURSDAY 14TH DECEMBER
MARGARET THOMSON DAVIS
will be celebrating the launch 01 her new navel
WHE GOURLAY GIRLSI
98 BUCHANAN STREET, GLASGOW Gt 3BA TEL: 0141 222 7700 8am to 1 1pm, Monday to Saturday, lOom to 9pm Sunday www.bordersstores.com/stores/283
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