Jeffrey Archer

At the core of Booked! is a desire to expand engagement with literature and book events in communities across the country. Readers come in all flavours and we passionately believe in providing something for everyone. The opportunity to host global publishing behemoth Jeffrey Archer for a one-off event in Scotland offered a rare chance to reach readers across the country …

Irvine Welsh & Robert Carlyle

In celebration of the launch of his latest novel The Blade Artist, we welcomed Leith’s own literary superstar Irvine Welsh to the Usher Hall in Edinburgh – and he didn’t come alone! As filming gets underway on Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting sequel, it was a treat to hear Begbie himself — Scottish screen icon Robert Carlyle — read from the novel, which explores …