FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST 7.30PM
Best-selling crime novelist Kathy Reichs will be in-store for an infor- mal signing of her latest No.1 bestseller Grave Secrets.
FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST 6PM '
CHILDREN'S & TEENS BOOK CLUB
Bored with the telly? Finished all the games on your Playstation? Join our new book club aimed at 8 - I2's and teenagers. Books up for discussion this month, are 8 - I2's Doomspell by Cliff McNeish and Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke and for teens Named by Marianne Curley and Mirror Dreams by Catherine Webb. Come along and find out there's more to life than Harry Potter.
THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 7.30PM
ROLE PLAYING GAMES GURU J.L. MUMFORD
A talk about the history of war—gaming, introducing his novel Exiledl. Followed by a role-play demonstration using examples from his trilogy The Adventures of Morgana. A must for serious gamers everywhere.
Free professional guitar lessons with Gordon Balfour. Improve your fretwork and finger picking skills. Who knows maybe next year T in the Park, Gig on the Green, Richard & Judy!
SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS 12PM & 2PM
Stories new and old to delight children of all ages.
SUNDAYS 12PM - 3PM
Spiderman, Star Wars, you say it, we'll paint it.
We'd love to hear from like minded people who require a comfort- able atmosphere with which to vent their feelings about all things lit- erary. Give us a call or pop in and talk to us to start up your very own book/discussion group.
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Prepare yourselves for that hard earned holiday
SUMMER 3 FOR 2
Three paperbacks for the price of two on a large selection of new titles. Perfect holiday reading for the beach, the plane, the train, you get the drift.
SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST 6PM
ALAIN DE BOTTON
The author of The Consolations of Philosophy will be talking about
his new book The Art of Travel. Dealing with — among other things airports, exotic carpets, holiday romance and hotel mini-bars, this humorous and thought provoking book reveals the hidden motiva- tions, expectations and complications of our voyages into the wide . world.
WEDNESDAY 28TH AUGUST 7PM
REINVENTING SCOTTISH LITERA- ' ‘ TU RE
Douglas Gifford, Alan Riach and Christopher Whyte from the University of Glasgow lead a discussion on the current state of play in the world of Scottish Literature.
THURSDAY 29TH AUGUST 7PM
Ron Butlin will be discussing his remarkable novel The Sound of My Voice. Morris Magellan is the model of Thatcherite values; he’s an executive at a biscuit factory, has a beautiful family and a house in the suburbs. He is also a chronic alcoholic well on the way to self-destruction. In The Sound of My Voice, Butlin creates a vision of alcoholism every bit as disturbing as Malcolm Lowry's Under the Volcano.
TUESDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 7PM
Tudor Parﬁtt will be discussing his new book The Lost Tribes of Israel. In this book the ’British Indiana Jones' explores the powerful myth and exam- ines the claims and counter claims surrounding it.
THURSDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 7PM
Shawn Levy will be talking about his new book Ready, Steady, Go!: Swinging London & the Invention of Cool. Enjoy an evening of nostalgia as London in the sixties is brought alive through this fantastic story of those who created the scene that changed the world.
WEDNESDAY I ITH SEPTEMBER 7PM AT BARFLY
One of Scotland’s most influential contemporary writers, Irvine Welsh will be reading from his new novel Porno at Barfly (ex- I 3th Note Club). Porno finds the Trainspotting crew ten years down the
track: still scheming, still scamming, still fighting for any opportunity that comes their way. Tickets £2, available only from Borders.
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