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‘How to Read a Novel’ Online Course 2018 Announced by Book Festival and the University of Edinburgh

‘How to Read a Novel’ Online Course 2018 Announced by Book Festival and the University of Edinburgh
Thursday 29 March

The Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC), ‘How to Read a Novel’, takes readers on an insightful journey, giving them the tools to appreciate works of fiction and examine what makes a good novel. The course draws on the novels shortlisted for the 2018 James Tait Black Prize for Fiction…

Irvine Welsh to Launch Latest Instalment of Trainspotting Trilogy at Book Festival Event in Leith

Irvine Welsh to Launch Latest Instalment of Trainspotting Trilogy at Book Festival Event in Leith
Friday 2 March

Irvine Welsh is to launch his new book, Dead Men’s Trousers, in a special Book Festival event in Leith. The event, hosted in partnership with Neu! Reekie!, takes place on Saturday 24 March at The Biscuit Factory…

Full Programme for ReimagiNation: Glenrothes Announced

Full Programme for ReimagiNation: Glenrothes Announced
Wednesday 21 February

Today, we've announced details of the programme for our new pop-up festival ReimagiNation: Glenrothes, which takes place from Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 May 2018 in the Rothes Halls, Glenrothes…

Book Festival Appoints New Head of Booksales & Retail

Book Festival Appoints New Head of Booksales & Retail
Thursday 15 February

Today, we announced the appointment of Simon Mackay as the new Head of Booksales and Retail for the Book Festival…

First Minister to Join Line-Up for Muriel Spark: Crème de la Crème

First Minister to Join Line-Up for Muriel Spark: Crème de la Crème
Thursday 18 January

Today, we confirmed the final line-up for Muriel Spark: Crème de la Crème, an event celebrating the centenary of the birth of Muriel Spark, one of Scotland’s greatest writers…

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