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St Andrews Events and Reading Groups

A Fun-Filled Morning with Andrea Beaty

Monday 29th May, 10.30am

Ever wanted to build a cheese hat to keep away snakes? Ever wondered why there are pointy things stuck to a rose? Ever wondered how to build the best tower? ‘Course you have, and Iggy, Ada and Rosie have the answers! On bank holiday Monday, Join bestselling Rosie Revere, Engineer, Iggy Peck, Architect, and Ada Twist, […] See more »


An Evening with James Runcie

Friday 2nd June, 8pm

“There is no denying the winning charm of these artfully fashioned mysteries” –  Independent Crime fiction is a treasured genre for us here in St Andrews; from the gritty to the cosy, we love it all. It’s therefore an absolute delight to welcome none other than James Runcie to the bookshop to discuss the latest instalment of […] See more »


David Keenan with This Is Memorial Device

Thursday 15th June, 8pm

“One of the most acute, affecting and aphoristic novels of recent years.” – The Guardian David Keenan’s first novel This Is Memorial Device immerses the reader in the heady world of  post-punk in 80s Aidrie, a world of misfit artists and idealistic dreamers. Following the life of the fictional band This Is Memorial Drive, Keenan delves […] See more »


Matt Haig with How to Stop Time

Thursday 17th August, 8pm

“Matt Haig has an empathy for the human condition, the light and the dark of it, and he uses the full palette to build his excellent stories.” Neil Gaiman A prolific name in both adult and children’s fiction, and a writer of profound sensitivity and honesty, Matt Haig is one of our most celebrated contemporary authors. His […] See more »


Martin Kemp with Mona Lisa – The People and the Painting

Thursday 28th September, 8pm

Read this book and the world’s most famous image will never look the same again! This cultural icon still has secrets to reveal… For the first time, we meet previously undiscovered members of Leonardo’s immediate family and new information is revealed about his early childhood. We learn about the new money of the ambitious merchant […] See more »