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November 2017

Muriel Spark Novels Centenary Editions

November 2, 2017 - September 6, 2018
£9.99

Muriel Spark - 22 Novels rediscovered in striking and collectable Centenary Editions.

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August 2018

Alan Taylor: Loitering with Muriel Spark at Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spark Theatre, George Street
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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£10 – £12

Literary critic Alan Taylor struck up a friendship with Spark that lasted years. In his memoir, Appointment in Arezzo, he fondly charts a path through the times they spent together. An hour of warmth, wit and wonderful memories.

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Map the Voices of Spark’s Characters at Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Bookshop, George Street
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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£6 – £8

Using playful exercises and prompts, and your knowledge of Muriel Spark’s characters, chart the voices you ‘hear’ to create a unique map to take away.

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Doctors of Philosophy by Muriel Spark

August 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Spiegeltent, Charlotte Square
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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£12 – £15

A rehearsed reading of Spark’s 1962 play Doctors of Philosophy in partnership with the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh.

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Map the Voices of Spark’s Characters at Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Bookshop, George Street
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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£6 – £8

Using playful exercises and prompts, and your knowledge of Muriel Spark’s characters, chart the voices you ‘hear’ to create a unique map to take away.

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John Foxwell & Patricia Waugh: The Many Voices of Muriel Spark at Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 20 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Spark Theatre, George Street
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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£10 – £12

John Foxwell and Patricia Waugh from the Department of English and Hearing the Voice project at Durham University offer a unique understanding of Spark’s voices.

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Ali Smith: Spark and Time at Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 21 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Charlotte Square
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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£10 – £12

Ali Smith’s stimulating, uplifting lecture for the Muriel Spark Society.

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Radio Spark: Memento Mori at Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 21 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
The Spiegeltent, Charlotte Square
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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£12 – £15

Join producer Gaynor Macfarlane and radio adapter Robin Brooks to explore the process of bringing Spark’s words to the radio - with staged performances from the BBC Radio 4 adaptation Memento Mori.

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Dan Gunn on Not To Disturb at Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Writer’s Retreat, Charlotte Square
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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£12 – £15

Novelist, translator and editor Dan Gunn explores Muriel Spark’s Not to Disturb, an agile send-up of different kinds of popular fiction, especially detective stories.

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Rosemary Goring on the Girls of Slender Means at Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Writer’s Retreat, Charlotte Square
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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£12 – £15

Literary editor Rosemary Goring explores Muriel Spark’s The Girls of Slender Means.

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