Eat Your Words

What could be better than a good book, great food, the chance to meet a favourite author and like-minded people? All of the above happening in Edinburgh, you say?

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Gourmet Reads - Edinburgh City Libraries

Joining forces with the Apex Hotels in Edinburgh, Edinburgh City Libraries hosted a series called Gourmet Reads - a chance to meet fellow readers and a favourite author over dinner. Writers including Ian Rankin, Doug Johnstone and Alex Gray have featured as speakers.
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Gliterary Lunches

The concept of Gliterary Lunches grew out of a love of three things; good books, good food and good company. Gliterary Lunches usually offer a gourmet three-course lunch and the opportunity to hear two award-winning authors talk about their books and inspirations.
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The inaugural speaker at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh and The Pompadour by Galvin Societea was the Edinburgh writer Sara Sheridan. The ‘inspiring ladies afternoons’ feature a Champagne afternoon tea in one of the loveliest interiors in Edinburgh.
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Valvona & Crolla

Valvona & Crolla is an Edinburgh institution beginning life as a glorious deli and expanding to include seriously chic eateries and shops around town. Mary Contini - the Director of V&C - is a well-known writer published by Edinburgh's Birlinn so there are usually book-related events in their programme.
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