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23 September 2018

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018

14 August 2018

BOOKSHOPS

We are excited to be able to present Scottish publishers and their titles at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in both the adult and childrens bookshops over the next two and a bit weeks and hope there will be plentiful sales and positive feedback.


EVENTS

The book festival opened on Saturday 11 August with a stunning line-up and we have selected a few events we hope to attend over the next few weeks featuring members, members' books or authors and chairs we love. 

11 AUGUST
13.45pm - A Graphic Novel of Women, discussions from BHP Press & 404 Ink
19.00pm - A Celebration of the Gaelic Books Council, 50 years
19.15pm - Graeme Macrae Burnet discusses his latest exciting novel, published by Saraband

12 AUGUST
11.45pm - Alistair Moffat and Jenny Brown discuss The Hidden Ways published by Canongate

14 AUGUST
10.15am - Coping with Grief, Daniel Mella; Charco Press' author in his first ever festival event
20.30pm - Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, published by Sandstone Press, talks about her super debut 

15 AUGUST
10.15am - Unleashing Dark Secrets with Jess Kidd's latest fiction, published by Canongate
14.15pm - Alice Strang from the National Galleries of Scotland on Scottish Art's Free Radicals

16 AUGUST
12.00pm - Community Spirit. Malachy Tallack takes us to his Valley at the Centre of the World published by Canongate
15.15pm - Richard Holloway's Waiting for the Last Bus, published by Canongate a favourite at our 2018 conference 

17 AUGUST
12.15pm - James Crawford, our Chair, takes us through his book and series Scotland from Above published by Historic Environment Scotland
15.15pm - Helen Bellany's Portrait of a Marriage from Sandstone Press discusses life with the artist

19 AUGUST
15.30pm - Murray Lachlan Young, published by Scotland Street, presents a witty stand-up show
19.15pm - Sally Magnusson, PS conference chair, on her Icelandic tale The Sealwoman's Gift   

20 AUGUST
15.45pm - Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist - an exciting new book from Edinburgh University Press 

24 AUGUST
18.45pm - Matt Haig and How to Feel Whole Again, with strategies to help us worry less, from Canongate

25 AUGUST
20.45pm - Frank Quietly talks through his sketching career and the comic-book industry published by BHP

26 AUGUST
18.45pm - Rise with Gina Miller. The Canongate author, talks justice and challenging authority 

This is a tiny handful of the many great events at this year's festival.

For the full 2018 line-up, visit the Edinburgh International Book Festival website. We hope to see you over the next few weeks in Charlotte Square.