Upcoming talks, appearances and signings as follows:
Talk and signing on Sunday 6th May at 12.30 pm.
Join me in conversation with Alison Lumsden to explore the life and writing of Nan Shepherd, recently featured on the Scottish five pound note and a brilliant novelist, poet and nature writer, as well as also one of the first women to graduate from the University of Aberdeen. Charlotte Peacock’s Into the Mountain: A Biography of Nan Shepherd, which The Scotsman described as ‘an admirable work’ and ‘a necessary book’, was published in November 2017.
Book signing: 5.30pm, May Tent, King’s Lawn
Ticket Price: £3/Booking Required
(Please note that discount codes cannot be used when buying tickets for this event)
Venue: Linklater Rooms
Talk and signing on Wednesday 5th December 2018.
Tickets are £4 for members or £8 for non-members. Students are admitted free with i.d. card. Tickets can be bought on the door at the event or to reserve in advance, email firstname.lastname@example.org and pay on arrival.
The Suffolk Book League (SBL) was founded in 1982 and has introduced a varied programme of novelists, historians, poets, journalists, biographers, MPs and social commentators to speak in Suffolk.
Its honorary president is Dame Margaret Drabble and past speakers have included Hilary Mantel, Rose Tremain, Brian Keenan, Alexander McCall Smith, Doris Lessing, PD James, Louis de Bernieres, Sarah Waters and David Starkey to name but a few.
Thursday 14th December 2017
BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour: Jenni Murray talks to Charlotte Peacock about what inspired the writer, Nan Shepherd.
Podcast available to download here.
Friday 10th November
Waterstones, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Thursday 9th November
Lunchtime: Waterstones, Perth
Toppings Bookshop, 7 Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews, KY16 9HG
Doors open at 7.40pm. Start time 8pm.
Tickets available here
Wednesday 8th November
Evening: Waterstones, 128 Princes St, West End, Edinburgh EH2 4AD. Charlotte Peacock will be talking to Erlend Clouston.
Tuesday 7th November
Lunchtime: Waterstones, 69, Eastgate Shopping Centre, Inverness IV2 3PR
Evening: Moira Forsyth will be talking to Charlotte Peacock about Into the Mountain at Grantown Museum in the Cairngorms National Park on the evening of 7th November. Tickets cost £5 and include wine and nibbles and are available from The Bookmark bookshop on Grantown’s High Street – pop in or call 01479 873433. The Bookmark, Grantown on Spey.
Read Chris Townsend‘s description of the event.
Monday 6th November
Evening: Waterstones, 3-7 Union Bridge, Aberdeen, AB11 6BG