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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
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James Tait Black Prizes shortlist announced

The shortlist for Britain’s oldest literary awards has been announced and features a fascinating blend of books by debut and award winning authors.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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Be part of Story Shop 2016

The City of Literature Trust is offering Edinburgh's new and emerging writers a chance to read their work at the Edinburgh International Book Festival as part of Story Shop this August. Apply before Monday 9 May.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
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Scottish Book Trust’s New Writers Awards 2017 now open

Scottish Book Trust provides a unique opportunity for 10 unpublished writers who live in Scotland to pursue their dream of becoming a published author. Read more

What's on in Edinburgh in the next 14 days

Monday 18 April

Blackwell's Book Group

If you are looking for a place to share your passion for reading and discussing books, then Blackwell’s Book Group is the perfect group to join. Read more
Saturday 23 April

Don Quixote Marathon Reading

Spanish writer Carlos Castán is coming to Edinburgh to present his most recent novel, Bad Light, and host this fantastic evening of reading, marking the 400 year anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes' death. Read more
Saturday 23 April

World Book Night 2016

World Book Night takes place on 23 April every year, encouraging book lovers everywhere to share their favourite books, take part in special events or simply stay up late reading a book under the covers. Read more