Sunday 11 July 1999
Scottish poets Brian McCabe, Janet Paisley and Kevin MacNeil read from their latest collections as part of `Dotongues' at Komedia, Garden St. Wed 14, 8pm. pounds 5/4. 01273 647100.
Gavin Robertson reads short stories and poems featuring animals by Saki, D H Lawrence and others at Borders, Churchill Square on Thu 15, 7pm. Free. 07050 282067
Jake Arnott reads from his debut novel The Long Firm (see review, page 10) on Wed 14 at Filthy MacNasty's, 68 Amwell St, EC1, 8.30pm. Free. 0171 837 6067.
The Clerkenwell Literary Festival runs from 12-18 July and includes events with A L Kennedy, Giles Foden, Nicholas Blincoe, Peter Ackroyd, Will Self, Kevin Sampson and many more. Tickets: 0171 771 2000. www.clerkenwell- arts.com
Christopher Brookmyre reads from his latest crime novel One Fine Day In The Middle Of The Night on Mon 12; Jane Rogers and Carol Birch read from their new novels, respectively Island and Come Back, Paddy Riley on Wed 14, and Tony Parsons reads from his first novel Man And Boy on Thu 15, all at Waterstone's, Deansgate, 7pm. pounds 3 each. 0161 837 3000.
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