Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop

Our Events

We run a year round program of events, bringing some of the most exciting, creative, thought provoking writers right into the heart of the community.

Most of our events are filmed & recorded so you can tune in live OR watch again using the links below.

Past speakers have included Reni Eddo Lodge, Terry Eagleton, Layla F Saad, Angela Saini, Kerry Hudson, Sabrina Mahfouz, Gary Younge, Jackie Kay, James Kelman, Ann Pettifor, Andrea Lawlor, Vahni Capildeo, Silvia Federici, Roseanne Watt, Valeria Luiselli, Juno Dawson and Nikesh Shukla - to name but a few!

Our major events are the Book Fringe in August& the Radical Book Fair in November.

The Radical Book Fair was back at Assembly Roxy in 2023 and you can watch all the event recordings below! Do put the dates in the diary for this year: 21-24th November 2024!


We also have bookclubs!

Women In Translation, Other Fruit: LGBTQ Bookclub - you'll find the next book group listed in events below and can book directly (for free) to join in.

For all the latest, sign up to out newsletter at the bottom of the page, and all the other THINGS TO KNOW about events are Here - please note that masks must be worn for all indoor events until further notice (yes, in 2024).

All upcoming events

Watch Past events & Author Videos