News & Events

NEWS & EVENTS


Author Event

Jeremy Gavron has been described as one of the most innovative authors writing today. Woman on the Edge of Time, a memoir about his mother, was electrifying and his latest work, Felix Culpa, is a fascinating work of experimental fiction.

Wednesday 15th August

7.00pm

The Linlithgow Canal Tea Rooms

Tickets £5

He will be discussing writing and what it means to be an author in today's society.

Tickets are available from Far From The Madding Crowd. You can reserve tickets via facebook, twitter or email. You can pay for them in person, or over the phone during business hours.

E: sally@maddingcrowdlinlithgow.co.uk

T: 01506 845509


Book Signing

Local author William McIntyre will be in the shop signing copies of the latest book in his Best Defence Mystery series, 'Stitch Up.'

Saturday 25th August

1pm-2pm

Books will be available to buy on the day. If you are unable to make it please let us know and we will ask William to sign a dedicated copy for you.

The Best Defence Mystery series follows Criminal Lawyer Robbie Munro, and draws on McIntyre's own career as a criminal defence lawyer. The series features many familiar areas and landmarks, including Linlithgow!

This is a free event, and no tickets are needed. Stitch Up is published on the 16th August.


Book Signing

Chris Riddell is coming to Linlithgow!

To celebrate the launch of his brand new book Once Upon a Wild Wood, former Children's Laureate Chris Riddell will be at Far From The Madding Crowd for a signing event on

Thursday 30th August

9am-10am

Books will be available to buy on the day and don't worry if you're unable to come along: pre-order now and Chris will personally dedicate your copy.

THIS IS HUGE!!!


Author Event

As part of her UK Farewell to Shetland tour, Ann Cleeves will be in Linlithgow on

Sunday 16th September

3.00pm

Queen Margaret Hall

Join us as we raise a cup of tea to say goodbye to Jimmy Perez one last time!

The event will be followed by a signing opportunity.

The last time Ann Cleeves visited Linlithgow, the event sold out quickly, so don't delay!

Tickets for this event are now SOLD OUT!

If you would like to be placed on our waiting list you can get in contact via facebook, twitter, email, or over the phone during business hours.

E: sally@maddingcrowdlinlithgow.co.uk

T: 01506 845509


Author Event

Join us as we welcome back one of our favourite writers, Claire Askew!

Tuesday 18th September

7.30pm

Far From The Madding Crowd

All The Hidden Truths is Claire's first novel, a mystery set in Edinburgh in the aftermath of a mass shooting.

Claire will be giving a reading and then talking about the experience of writing a novel.

This is a free event!

Image courtesy of Lewis Khan


Author Event

Gill Sims is returning to Linlithgow!

And this time Judgy Dog is coming along too!

Saturday 6th October

3.00pm

Queen Margaret Hall, Linlithgow

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST FOR RETURNS, PLEASE CONTACT US IN ONE OF THE WAYS LISTED BELOW.

E: sally@maddingcrowdlinlithgow.co.uk

T: 01506 845509


Author Event

Stuart Cosgrove, Winner of the 2018 Penderyn Music Book Prize for Memphis 1968, will be joining us on

Tuesday 9th October

7.00pm

Linlithgow Canal Tea Rooms

Tickets £5

Join author, broadcaster and all-round whirlwind of energy Stuart Cosgrove as he talks about his musical trilogy which sets turning points in American history against the vital music which emerged in the late 1960s and the cities it originated in.

Tickets are available from Far From The Madding Crowd. You can reserve tickets via facebook, twitter or email. You can pay for them in person, or over the phone during business hours.

E: sally@maddingcrowdlinlithgow.co.uk

T: 01506 845509


 

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INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP OF THE YEAR

SCOTLAND 2017

THANKS FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT!

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