Books events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Books events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Summer Bookshop Crawl

Summer Bookshop Crawl

17th June 2022 - 19th June 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

The Summer Bookshop Crawl is back in 10 cities across the UK (including Edinburgh) from June 17th-19th 2022, kicking off Independent Bookshop Week.
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Surgeons’ Hall Book Club

Surgeons’ Hall Book Club

17th June 2022

Join us in the Fellows Library for the inaugural Surgeons' Hall Reading Group where we will discuss 'The Butchering Art' by Lindsey Fitzharris!
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An Evening with Rebecca Solnit

An Evening with Rebecca Solnit

24th June 2022

The Portobello Bookshop is absolutely delighted that Rebecca Solnit will be coming to Edinburgh for a special evening event at the Assembly Rooms on 24th June.
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An Evening with David Sedaris

An Evening with David Sedaris

10th July 2022

David Sedaris will take An Evening With David Sedaris across the UK and Ireland in summer 2022. Catch him live at the Usher Hall on Sunday 10th July!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

17th January 2022 - 23rd December 2022

Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
An Evening With Chris Brookmyre

An Evening With Chris Brookmyre

3rd August 2022

Best-selling crime writer Christopher Brookmyre returns to The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns to discuss his latest book, The Cliff House.

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Events in Fife

Events in Glasgow

Jarvis Cocker in Conversation: Good Pop, Bad Pop

Jarvis Cocker in Conversation: Good Pop, Bad Pop

28th May 2022

Join legendary musician and broadcaster Jarvis Cocker live in conversation at Tramway to celebrate the publication of his highly anticipated new book Good Pop, Bad Pop!

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Ayr Comic Con

Ayr Comic Con

4th June 2022

BGCP Comic Con returns to Ayr on 4th June with an array of awesome themed activities, traders and fun for all ages!

Find out about Ayr Comic Con on What's On Glasgow
Bookface Book Swap Brunch

Bookface Book Swap Brunch

4th June 2022

Cosmopolitan and Red magazine's former editor-in-chief Sam Baker will be the guest author at the highly popular Bookface Book Swap Brunch in Glasgow on Saturday 4th June.

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Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

Selected dates between 4th June 2022 - 11th December 2022

Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!

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Book Launch - Six Wounds

Book Launch - Six Wounds

8th June 2022

Join Waterstones Argyle Street on Wednesday 8th June as they celebrate the launch of Six Wounds, the second novel in the Daniella Coulstoun crime series!

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Book Launch: Meredith, Alone

Book Launch: Meredith, Alone

9th June 2022

Join the team at Waterstones Argyle Street on Thursday 9th June as they celebrate the launch of Claire Alexander's Meredith, Alone!

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Scotland’s National Chef launches Gary MacLean’s Scottish Kitchen

Scotland’s National Chef launches Gary MacLean’s Scottish Kitchen

9th June 2022

Gary MacLean, the first National Chef of Scotland, joins Waterstones Sauchiehall Street on 9th June to launch his Scottish Kitchen cookbook!

Darren McGarvey In Conversation With Frankie Boyle

Darren McGarvey In Conversation With Frankie Boyle

13th June 2022

Join Darren McGarvey in conversation with Frankie Boyle, as they discuss Darren's upcoming book – The Social Distance Between Us: How Remote Politics Wrecked Britain.

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Oliver Langmead launches Glitterati

Oliver Langmead launches Glitterati

14th June 2022

Oliver Langmead joins Waterstones Sauchiehall Street to launch Glitterati, a fantastically dark story of the darkness behind the glamour of fashion and wealth in a stunning dystopia!

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Book Launch - The Tick and the Tock of the Crocodile Clock

Book Launch - The Tick and the Tock of the Crocodile Clock

16th June 2022

Join Waterstones Argyle Street on Thursday 16th June as they celebrate the launch of Kenny Boyle's The Tick and the Tock of the Crocodile Clock!

BGCP Comic Con: St. Enoch Centre

BGCP Comic Con: St. Enoch Centre

18th June 2022 - 19th June 2022

BGCP Comic Con are returning to Glasgow City Centre on the 18th and 19th June with another Comic Con at St. Enoch Centre!

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Book Launch - Man at Sea by Liam Bell!

Book Launch - Man at Sea by Liam Bell!

30th June 2022

Join the team at Waterstones Argyle Street on Thursday 30th June as they celebrate the launch of Liam Bell's Man At Sea!

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BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

2nd July 2022 - 3rd July 2022

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on 2nd & 3rd July with a family-friendly event suitable for heroes of all ages!

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An Audience with Tez Ilyas

An Audience with Tez Ilyas

10th July 2022

Don't miss this hilarious and intimate show with author and comedian Tez Ilyas at Oran Mor Glasgow on Sunday 10th July!

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An Evening With Michael Pedersen And Ricky Ross

An Evening With Michael Pedersen And Ricky Ross

11th July 2022

Join prize-winning Scottish poet and author Michael Pedersen at Waterstones Sauchiehall Street as he discusses his intimate and dazzlingly original memoir of love, grief and male friendship.

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Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare

14th July 2022

Join one of the world's most successful fantasy fiction authors, Cassandra Clare, as she visits Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket to share an exclusive edition of The Last Hours: Chain of Gold.

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An Evening with David Sedaris

An Evening with David Sedaris

17th July 2022

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humour writers, catch his live tour at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on 17th July!

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BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

30th July 2022

BGCP Comic Con has made the decision to cross over to Dunoon on Saturday 30th July to present Dunoon's first ever Comic Con in the newly refurbished Queen's Hall!

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Sophie Gravia Launch Party: What Happens in Dubai

Sophie Gravia Launch Party: What Happens in Dubai

21st August 2022

Best-selling author Sophie Gravia invites you to celebrate the launch of her highly anticipated sequel novel 'What Happens in Dubai' on Sunday 21st August at The Corinthian Club!

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ACME Scotland Comic Con

ACME Scotland Comic Con

24th September 2022 - 25th September 2022

If you're a fan of movies, comics, video games, sci-fi, anime or cosplay you cannot miss the ACME Scotland Comic Con at the SEC Glasgow on the 24th & 25th September!

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Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

4th October 2022

Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on 4th October 2022.

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David Lewis Gedge: Tales From The Wedding Present

David Lewis Gedge: Tales From The Wedding Present

13th November 2022

The Wedding Present's David Gedge celebrates the release of the second volume of his autobiography, Something and Nothing with a show at Glee Club Glasgow on 13th November.

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Events in Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

20th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

The Film & Comic Con Glasgow returns to Braehead Arena on the weekend of the 20th & 21st of August!

Find out about Film & Comic Con Glasgow on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Author Book Talk at Dunblane Library

Author Book Talk at Dunblane Library

2nd June 2022

Dunblane writer Angela T Edgar will be at Dunblane Library on Thursday 2nd June at 7pm talking about her debut novel 'What’s Left Behind'.

Find out about Author Book Talk at Dunblane Library on What's On Stirling
BGCP Comic Con: Stirling

BGCP Comic Con: Stirling

16th July 2022

Stirling BGCP Comic Con returns to the The Albert Halls on Saturday 16th July 2022, bringing you all the best and current offerings from the geek world!

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