Prize-winning poet & Edinburgh University Writer in Residence, Michael Pedersen talks to the former First Minister, and soon-to-be author, Nicola Sturgeon about the books that sustained her over her near decade-long service to Scotland.
A selection of special guest readers will complement this unique cultural occasion.
Michael Pedersen says: "As one of Scotland’s best loved readers, Nicola Sturgeon has done a phenomenal amount for Scottish literature. She has championed and lionised authors, chaired some of the most salient literary events the country has hosted, and offered the public cherished insights into her reading appetites and passions. To hear first-hand which books, writers and events buoyed Nicola up during her time as First Minister will be an enthralling quest into a sublime literary mind. Think Desert Island Books with a slice of Damian Barr’s Big Scottish Book Club and a dash of Neu! Reekie! (for spice)."
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