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Third Annual Book Week Scotland this November

From November 24-30, hundreds of free literary events will take place across Scotland.


Led by the Scottish Book Trust, the third annual Book Week will feature readings with acclaimed Scottish authors including James RobinsonChristopher Brookmyre, Caro Ramsay, Maggie Craig, and many others. Literary festivities, including many historically-inspired events, musical events, and events for Gaelic speakers, will take place throughout the country, and many copies of free books will be distributed at Scottish libraries and bookshops.

150,000 free copies of the short story and poem collection Scotland’s Stories From Home will be distributed throughout the week, and every 5-6 year old in the country will be given three free books from the shortlist for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015.

To peruse the schedule of events and find out which ones are taking place near you, click here.