Author Events - 2020

Online author event with Sabrina Ghayour
Thu 20th Aug 2020

Sabrina Ghayour

Online Cookery Demo

We are very excited to announce our first ONLINE author event!

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Thu 16th Apr 2020

Patrick Laurie

Author Event – CANCELLED

Wilding by Isabella Tree and A Shepherd’s Life by James Rebanks, have been two of our most popular books at Mainstreet, so we are delighted to welcome journalist and blogger, Patrick Laurie who shares much in common with both in his approach to landscape, agriculture, science and folklore.

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Thu 9th Apr 2020

Maggie O’Farrell

Author Event – CANCELLED

It is always a great pleasure to welcome one of our very favourite authors to the shop. This April, Maggie O’Farrell joins us to discuss her first historical and arguably, most accomplished, novel, Hamnet. The story reveals for the first time in fiction, the heartbreaking loss that inspired Shakespeare’s most celebrated play.

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Thu 2nd Apr 2020

Sebastian Barry

Author Event – CANCELLED due to Coronavirus

A masterful performer on paper and in person, we’re delighted to announce that Costa award winner, Sebastian Barry will be with us at Mainstreet on 2nd April in conversation with Nick Barley of the Edinburgh Book Festival.

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Tue 17th Mar 2020

Joanna Trollope

Author Event – CANCELLED due to Coronavirus

We have a treat in store on Tues 17th March as we welcome bestselling author, Joanna Trollope to Mainstreet to talk about her new book, Mum & Dad.

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Tue 3rd Mar 2020

The Batch Lady

Cookery Demo

We are delighted to announce that up and coming star of the cookery world and one of our own, Borders local, Suzanne Mulholland, will be with us to launch her first book, The Batch Lady, with a cookery demo at Mainstreet on Tues 3rd March.

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Sinclair McKay, Author of Dresden: The Fire and the Darkness.
Wed 5th Feb 2020

Sinclair McKay

Author Event

 

In February 1945 the Allies obliterated Dresden, the ‘Florence of the Elbe’. Explosive bombs weighing over 1,000lbs fell every seven and a half seconds and an estimated 25,000 people were killed. 75yrs later, historian and bestselling author, Sinclair McKay will with us on Wed 5th Feb to talk about his new book, Dresden: The Fire and the Darkness.

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Tue 14th Jan 2020

Katy Beskow

Cookery Demo and Q&As
EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS
 

PLEASE NOTE, WE DON’T KNOW AT THIS STAGE IF THE EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED, PLEASE JOIN THE MAILNG LIST IF YOU WISH TO BE NOTIFIED

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