Edinburgh celebrates World Book Night 2014

WORLD BOOK NIGHT IS ON WEDNESDAY! (IT’S SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHDAY TOO…) Last week The Edinburgh Reporter told you about World Book Night, and highlighted some of the events taking place in Edinburgh to celebrate it. We also gave you the list of books being given away in our article here. Well, it’s nearly here and we’ve heard of even more ways More...

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By Reader On Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Author Michael Malone at Looking Glass Books

Michael Malone believes he was always meant to tell Kaci’s Mohand Saoud’s story. Already a writer and poet, Michael was on his way home from the bookshop where he worked one night when he stopped off at a café More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Kirkliston Library to get a mural

  One of the first projects to win a share of community funding aimed at creating opportunities for children and young people has launched in Kirkliston. The Kirkliston Youth Art Project will involve a series More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

World Book Night in Edinburgh

On 23 April 2014 Edinburgh libraries will be celebrating World Book Night in partnership with The Reading Agency by hosting free events across the Capital to champion reading in local communities. The celebrations More...

By Reader On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

An evening with Mark Z Danielewski

BREAKING THE VESSEL – AN EVENING WITH MARK Z DANIELEWSKI ‘All writers are control freaks’ – or so says Mark Danielewski. He should know – last Hallowe’en he orchestrated a performance of his new novel More...

By Reader On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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John Connolly presents The Wolf in Winter

THE IMPORTANCE OF NOT STANDING BY Writer John Connolly on moral heroes, mixed genres – and middle-aged men. John Connolly has updated his image. He’s even bought a new waistcoat – ‘the middle-aged man’s More...

By Reader On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Strangers in our Own Lives:An evening of cultural exchange

STRANGERS IN OUR OWN LIVES: AN EVENING of CULTURAL EXCHANGE The British Council, LTI Korea and LBF Korea are currently sponsoring an 18 month exchange programme between the UK and South Korea. At the Central Library More...

By Reader On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Edinburgh Makar launches Ghost Moon

EDINBURGH MAKAR LAUNCHES ‘GHOST MOON’ – a convivial evening at Blackwell’s Ron Butlin says he is a lucky man, ‘I still wake up in the morning with the same enthusiasm that I had in my twenties. I can’t More...

By Reader On Saturday, April 5th, 2014

An evening of Mongolian meanings

Looking Glass Books recently hosted an evening to launch Uuganaa Ramsay’s book, ‘Mongol’ and to celebrate World Down’s Syndrome Day on 21 March. We’ve all heard the saying ‘I might as well be in More...

By Reader On Saturday, April 5th, 2014

An evening with Damian Barr

Edinburgh Central Library hosted Damian Barr, author of the memoir ‘Maggie and Me’, in conversation with Richard Holloway, former Bishop of Edinburgh earlier this week. Richard Holloway opened the evening, More...

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