Edinburgh’s Book Fringe 2017

Started in 2009 by Word Power, Edinburgh’s Book Fringe hosts an array of writers to perform, read from and discuss their work, as well as sign books. This year’s Book Fringe will be delivered by three independent bookshops – the Lighthouse, Golden Hare and Edinburgh Bookshop.

This is a unique collaboration that celebrates Edinburgh’s vibrant literary scene and the bookshops that serve the readers all across the city, all year round. Expect free, friendly, intimate events with a fantastic selection of writers, poets and novelists. Previous guests have included Mark Thomas, James Robertson, Amy Liptrot, Helen Fitzgerald, Janice Galloway, Rajah Shehadeh and Marion McCreedy.

Started in 2009 by Word Power, Edinburgh’s Book Fringe hosts an array of writers to perform, read from and discuss their work, as well as sign books. This is a unique collaboration that celebrates Edinburgh’s vibrant literary scene and the bookshops that serve readers all across the city, all year round.

Expect FREE, friendly, intimate events in two of Edinburgh’s most dynamic independent Bookshops with a fantastic selection of writers, poets and novelists.

This year Lighthouse – Edinburgh’s Radical Bookshop & Golden Hare Books bring you the following:

LAUNCH PARTY at Golden Hare Books – Tuesday 1st

Rosie Wilby
Malcolm Guite
Violence of Austerity
Bothy Bible
Bonnie McBird
Glenn Chandler
Natural Catastrophe
Will Self
Daniel Hahn Translation
Angela Saini
Fran Cooper
Enlightenment Edinburgh
Bella Pollen
Reni Eddo-Lodge
Latin American Literature
Chris Riddell
Ece Temelkuran
Margo Jefferson 
Dan Richards
Henrietta Rose-Innes
Gary Younge
Tea & Empire
Paul Muldoon
Daniel Shand
Frank Quitely
Katie Kitamura
Rachel McCrum – Poet
David Litchfield Illustration
Lizzie Stewart
Duncan Beedie Illustration
& Chris Riddell

CLOSING PARTY Lighthouse – Edinburgh’s Radical Bookshop Thursday 31st

Full details in the events listing!

Lighthouse events take place at 1pm through August and do not need to be booked, Golden Hare events are also free but places should be reserved as events are likely to sell out!

Full BOOKFRINGE programs are available for both bookshops.

 

 

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