Book Fringe
Edinburgh's alternative book festival of ideas

What's On

2019 Programme

All our events are free + unticketed

 
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Lighthouse events start at 1.00pm and last for 30 minutes

Golden Hare events start at 6.30pm and last for one hour

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Reading, In Ordinary Time

  • Golden Hare Books 68 St Stephen Street Edinburgh United Kingdom (map)

with author James Meek + other performers TBC

Don’t miss this exclusive event featuring acclaimed Scottish author James Meek and two actors reading dialogue from his extraordinary new novel To Calais, in Ordinary Time

A novel about courage, love and identity set in medieval England with the ever-present threat of the Black Death. On the road to Calais, a gentlewoman, a proctor and a ploughman (each on very different journeys) meet. Language is a very important part of this book and this event will portray just how carefully rendered the dialogue is. It will also be lots of fun! 

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Featured Book

To Calais, In Ordinary Time by James Meek (Canongate, 2019)

Later Event: August 27
Swallowing Geography