Book Week Scotland is a celebration of books and reading for everyone in the country. People the length and breadth of Scotland are being encouraged to take part in the first ever week-long national celebration of reading, and to join in with the wide range of free events to be held throughout the week.
Take a look below at what we have planned for our Book Week Scotland celebrations, we hope you can join us.
Storytelling with Rosie Mapplebeck
Tuesday 27 November, Carnegie Library 10am – 4pm
Rosie Mapplebeck will be storytelling all around the library, suitable for children and adults.
Author visit: Michael Malone
Tuesday 27 November, Troon Library, 7.30pm
Michael Malone is a cool new voice in the popular Scottish crime fiction genre. Join us as he talks about his first crime novel Blood Tears.
Author visit: Moira McPartlin
Thursday 29 November, Carnegie Library, 7.30pm
Author Moira McPartlin talks about her new book ‘The Incomers’, a fascinating insight into the prejudice an African woman encounters on marrying a white Scot and settling in a small Fife village.
Tags: Alan Riach, authors, Blood Tears, Bloodlines: Touch not the cat, Book Week Scotland 2012, Ingrid Schippers, Michael Malone, Moira McPartlin, poetry, poets, Rosie Mapplebeck, Scottish Book Trust, storytelling, the incomers, Tom McKerley