Past events 2018

GERDA STEVENSON was at the bookshop to celebrate her latest collection of poetry 'Quines: Poems in Tribute to Women of Scotland'.

Poems givings voices to 67 remarkable women of Scotland from BC to the 21st century. This powerful and unique collection is a new landmark in the fine tradition of Scottish women's writing from a renowned poet and performer.


Gerda is also joining us as the guest poet for Shore 2 Shore on Friday 22nd June 2018.

Signed copies of 'Quines' are now in stock £9.99.


Saturday 7th April

SALLY MAGNUSSON was at the Elphinstone Hotel for a Literary Lunch discussing her first novel 'The Sealwoman's Gift' in conversation with fellow author Lesley McDowell.  After a delicious lunch, the audience were treated to readings from the novel as well as an interesting discussion about many facets of the book.

'The Sealwomans' Gift' is published by Hodder in hardback rrp £16.99.  Signed copies now in stock!



Monday 26th February

JOANNA TROLLOPE was at Biggar Corn Exchange.

We were delighted to welcome one of Britain's best-loved fiction writers, Joanna Trollope OBE, to Biggar.  With author and critic Lesley McDowell as chair, a full house at the Corn Exchange was treated to a delightful and interesting evening.  As usual, Trollope (not the real one, as she charmingly points out), has taken a subject in her latest novel "An Unsuitable Match" which is thought-provoking and echoes a current zeitgeist.

'Nobody writes about family tensions better than Joanna Trollope' Good Housekeeping.

Signed copies now in stock!





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