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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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Mainstreet-Author Event-Maggie O-Farrell
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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