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#readingwomen Book Group


Waterstones West End

Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4AD

Website: www.waterstones.com

Times: Jul 15, 6pm-7pm

Price: free, Please note that events can occasionally be cancelled at short notice or their times or dates may alter; we therefore recommend that you check with the shop before travelling.If you are unable to attend an event we can often reserve signed copies. Please contact the host shop for details. Reserved copies cannot be guaranteed and may not always carry dedications.All signings (unless otherwise stated) operate on a first come first served basis, so early arrival is often recommended.

Start Date: Wed 15th July 2020

End Date: Wed 15th July 2020

Come along to our #readingwomen Book Group. For July, we will be reading The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney.

This year, the Women's Prize for Fiction turns 25! Westarted this book groupalmost two years ago with Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie, the 2018 winner. To celebrate, we are renaming our group and changing ourselections to include some winners from the past 25 years.This month, we'll be reading The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney.One messy murder affects the lives of five misfits who exist on the fringes of Ireland's post-crash society. Ryan is a fifteen-year-old drug dealer desperate not to turn out like his alcoholic father Tony, whose obsession with his unhinged next-door neighbour threatens to ruin him and his family. Biting, moving and darkly funny, The Glorious Heresies explores salvation, shame and the legacy of Ireland's twentieth-century attitudes to sex and family.If you'd like to join us, we'll meet on Wednesday 15th Julyat 6pm in our Fiction section on the 1st floor. It's free to come along.Please email [email protected] if you need more information!