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The Greater Grassmarket BID joins Book Week Scotland

Book and a Brew encourages visitors to discover a new book in the Greater Grassmarket The Greater Grassmarket Business Improvement District (BID) is celebrating Book Week Scotland with Book and a Brew, offering customers a free hot drink when they buy or borrow a book between 30  November and 3 December. Anyone who buys a book in participating bookstores More...

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By John Hislop On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Millie Gray’s latest novel ‘A Cut Above’ published today

Acclaimed Edinburgh author Millie Gray’s latest novel, ‘A Cut Above’ is published today by Black and White Publishing. Once again Millie brilliantly recreates the atmosphere of the era with all More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Eight new UNESCO Cities of Literature join Network founder Edinburgh

As the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature, Edinburgh is pleased to welcome eight new cities from eight countries to its literary family today. Bucheon (Republic of Korea)      Milan (Italy) Durban (South More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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The Scottish Working People’s History Trust: Voices of Scottish Librarians

‘When I got my library card, that’s when my life began’ (Rita Mae Brown) ‘Life isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card (Lisa Simpson) For most of us, libraries have always More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Harry Potter exhibition at Central Library for 20th anniversary

There are 20 Harry Potter inspired displays across the UK which all launched this weekend at the same time as the Harry Potter exhibition at the British Library in London, and one of these is in Edinburgh. So what More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Literary Tea in Edinburgh with Victoria Hislop

Best-selling author, Victoria Hislop to host a Literary Tea in Edinburgh Author of The Island, Victoria Hislop is to host a Literary Tea at the City Chambers on 16 November 2017 from 3.30pm – 6.30pm. Tickets More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Mind the Time: An Anthology of Poetry to support Football Memories Scotland

Article by Gordon Munro – Published first in The Leither. Football fans could complete that question a million times over. A new anthology of poetry, Mind the Time, does the same for a good cause and to good More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Two Edinburgh schools to have authors in residence

Two Edinburgh schools have been chosen to receive an author residency from Scottish Book Trust. Janis Mackay will work with Craigentinny Primary School and Claire Askew will work with Craigroyston Community High More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Castleview gets a gift from the Duchess

Castleview Primary School is to receive 70 new children’s books and new bookshelves in recognition of their ‘engaged and enthusiastic approach’ to the National Literacy Trust’s young readers More...

By John Hislop On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Book news – Peter Ritchie’s new book Cause of Death is out now

Black and White Publishing unveils ‘Cause of Death’, the eagerly awaited crime fiction novel by former Lothian and Borders Police detective Peter Ritchie. Dozens of former colleagues were in the audience More...

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