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Edinburgh International Book Festival announces 2016 programme image

Edinburgh International Book Festival announces 2016 programme

Over 800 writers, poets, illustrators, politicians, journalists, historians, scientists, philosophers and playwrights from 55 countries come together to energise, inspire and stimulate debate in Charlotte Square Gardens in August.Read more
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LeithLate Public Poetry Project is here

LeithLate16 is jam-packed with music, events, discussion panels and performances from 23-26 June. This year, Edinburgh City of Literature Trust is working with the festival to bring Public Poetry Project to the streets of Edinburgh. Read more
Announcing the 17 writers for Story Shop 2016 image

Announcing the 17 writers for Story Shop 2016

The City of Literature Trust reveals the list of 17 Edinburgh new and local emerging writers who will be reading their work at the Edinburgh International Book Festival as part of Story Shop this August.Read more

 

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Meet the People Feline: Library Cat

An interview with the University of Edinburgh's famous library-card-carrying feline, on the eve of the publication of Library Cat: The Observations of a Thinking Cat. Read more
New Edinburgh Treasure Trail App explores Alexander McCall Smith’s world

New Treasure Trail App explores Alexander McCall Smith’s world

Fans of the world-famous Edinburgh author can now explore the city through his novels and characters with the new free Alexander McCall Smith App from Global. Read more
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New Sir Walter Scott Exhibition at Abbotsford until November 2016

Abbotsford is set to host a new exhibition of literary reviews written by Sir Walter Scott during his journalist career.Read more

What's on in Edinburgh in the next 14 days

Thu 23 Jun - Sun 26 Jun

LeithLate 16

Leith’s annual art festival brings Leith to life with live music, spoken word, film, installations, on-street artworks, panel talks and tours. Read more
Fri 24 Jun - Sun 26 Jun

Scot Lit Fest 2016

‘#scotlitfest is a virtual festival celebrating Scottish Literature, bringing some of Scotland’s most exciting and much-loved authors to an online audience. It is part of The Saltire Society's 80th anniversary celebrations, #Saltire8’. Read more
Tuesday 5 July

Golden Hare Books: Book Group

On the first Tuesday of every month, Golden Hare Books host a book group. This month the group will be reading and discussing a biographical novel about the life of Eduard Liminov. Read more