12th October 2017:

David will be appearing at the Culture NL Encounters Festival, at Wishaw Library.

7th October 2017:

David will be appearing at the Ness Book Festival, Inverness.

5th October 2017:

David will be interviewing John Niven as part of the Imprint Festival, Ayrshire.
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27th August 2017:

David will be appearing at Re-Imagination, Irvine.
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27th August 2017:

David will be appearing at Unbound, Irvine.
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19th August 2017:

David will be appearing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
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1st August 2017:

‘Schotten Rock’ – the German translation of ‘The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas’ – will be published by Random House in Spring 2018.

30th July 2017:

The Man Who Loved Islands made the longlist of The Guardian’s ‘Not The Booker Prize 2017’.
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26th June 2017:

A signed copy of The Disco Days Trilogy, and the rare Miraculous Vespas vinyl single is being auctioned as part of The Authors For Grenfell support fund.
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30th May 2017:

David is appearing on The Janice Forsyth Show, talking to Grant Stott about The Man Who Loved Islands.
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25th May 2017:

‘Morrissey Built My Bookshelf’; an article written by David for Bookanista.
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28th April 2017:

The Man Who Loved Islands: A review by Tony J Hill.
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23rd April 2017:

The Man Who Loved Islands: A review by The Booktrail.
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23rd April 2017:

The Man Who Loved Islands: A review by Crimespace.
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20th April 2017:

The Man Who Loved Islands: A review by Undiscovered Scotland.
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20th April 2017:

The launch of David’s new book, ‘The Man Who Loved Islands’, will be held in the Admiral Bar in Glasgow.

18th April 2017:

David’s third novel, The Man Who Loved Islands is published today.

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13th April 2017:

The Man Who Loved Islands: A review by Scots Whay Hae.

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8th April 2017:

The Man Who Loved Islands: A review by Gordon Hunt.

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10th March 2017:

David will be appearing at ‘Aye!’: Bavarian-Scottish Festival of Literature in Regensburg, Germany.

29th December 2016:

'The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas' named no.5 in Segnalibro's top 10 books of 2016.

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20th December 2016:

‘The Man Who Loved Islands’ is now available to pre-order.

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14th December 2016:

'The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas' makes Scots Whay Hae's best books of 2016 list. Listen to David in conversation with SWH's Alistair Braidwood.

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2nd December 2016:

David’s third novel, ‘The Man Who Loved Islands’ will be published in April 2017.

1st December 2016:

Trailers for David’s forthcoming book ‘Glaswegian Rhapsody’ are released.

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24th November 2016:

David will be appearing at the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock with Hardeep Singh Kohli and special guests Losing Ground, for Book Week Scotland.

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21st November 2016:

‘Schotten Disco’ reviewed by Beautyglace.

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3rd November 2016:

David appears on a special 'Music Routes' show for Radio Summerhall, playing some of his favourite 7-inch vinyl records.

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5th October 2016:

David will be interviewing Stuart Cosgrove at the Imprint Book Festival, Ayrshire.

29th September 2016:

‘Schotten Disco’ features on Heyne Hardcore 2016 catalogue.

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26th September 2016:

‘Schotten Disco’ reviewed. 5/5 ‘Book of the Month’ by German magazine Musik Express.

24th September 2016:

David is appearing at the Tidelines Book Festival in Irvine.

24th September 2016:

Image Gallery from David’s September tour of German cities.

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19th - 23rd September 2016:

David will be touring 'Schotten Disco' - the translated German version of The Last Days of Disco - in Germany. There will be readings and televised appearances in Munich, Hamburg, Cologne and Berlin.

19th September 2016:

‘Fuck Thatcher, Let’s Dance!’: ‘Schotten Disco’ reviewed by Spiegel Online.

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29th August 2016:

David will be appearing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

25th August 2016:

‘Schotten Disco’ reviewed. 9/10 from Classic Rock Magazine.

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23rd August 2016:

David interviewed by Wolfgang Fromberg for Intro Magazine.

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17th May 2016:

‘Schotten Disco’ (the German translation of ‘The Last Days Of Disco’) is now available to pre-order from Heyne Hardcore (Random House)

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12th May 2016:

David will be appearing at Waterstones Piccadilly in London as part of the Orenda Books roadshow.

 

16th April 2016:

David is appearing at Love Music Glasgow, for 'Record Store Day 2016', reading from The Rise & Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas.

16th April 2016:

The Rise & Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas is named 'Book of the Week' by The Press & Journal.

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13th April 2016:

The Last Days Of Disco is named in the prestigious 'Best First Novel of 2016 Award' long list of 12, by The Authors Club in London.

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11th April 2016:

David is appearing on the BBC Culture Show with Janice Forsyth.

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26th March 2016:

David is appearing on BBC Scotland's 'Off The Ball' programme with Stuart Cosgrove and Tam Cowan.

19th March 2016:

The Rise & Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas is named 'Paperback of the Week' by The Herald Scotland. (See link to review)

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19th March 2016:

David will be signing copies of ‘The Rise & Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas’ in Mamitas Coffee House, in Bank Street Kilmarnock from 12 noon.

15th March 2016:

David will be appearing at the Aye Write Book Festival in Glasgow for the official launch of ‘The Rise & Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas’

15th March 2016:

The Rise & Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas: Publication Day.


22nd February 2016:

‘The Rise & Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas’ Blog Tour begins.

15th February 2016:

‘The Rise & Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas’ Publication Day.

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14th November 2015:

A signed first edition copy of The Last Days of Disco raises £200 at an auction in support of Motor Neurone Disease charities.

1st November 2015:
The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas is scheduled for publication. E-book format publication date: 18th December 2015. Paperback publication date: 15th February 2016.

15th October 2015:

The Last Days of Disco goes on sale in USA, Australia and New Zealand.

9th October 2015:

The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas cover revealed.

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8th October 2015:

David introduces ‘Val McDermid in conversation with Zoe Strachan’ for East Ayrshire Council’s Imprint Festival.

18th September 2015:
The Last Days of Disco has been acquired by Heyne CORE – a division of Random House – and will be published in German in Autumn 2016.

12th September 2015:

A signed first edition copy of The Last Days of Disco raises £450 at an auction in support of the Scottish Circle; a charitable organisation aimed at empowering women and creating opportunities to eradicate poverty.

10th September 2015:

David is appearing at the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock for the ‘Kilmarnock Voices’ event. Tickets £5.

18th August 2015:
See David’s ‘Scottish Book Trust’ profile at http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/profile-author/117202
20th June 2015:

David is appearing on BBC Radio Scotland programme ‘Off The Ball’ with Tam Cowan and Stuart Cosgrove.

18th June 2015: David at Dick Institute

The Ayrshire launch of The Last Days of Disco, at the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock.

14th May 2015:
David will be appearing at CrimeFest, Bristol.

21st April 2015:
Aye Write Festival, Glasgow In conversation with Hardeep Singh Kohli and Grant Hill.

8th April 2015:
Appearing at Hull Central Library as part of Hull City of Culture programme. ‘Head In A Book’.

26th March 2015:
The Glasgow launch of The Last Days of Disco at Waterstones Argyle Street, Glasgow. In conversation with John Morrison.

24th March 2015:
The Edinburgh launch of The Last Days of Disco at Looking Glass Books, Quartermile, Edinburgh. In conversation with Bobby Bluebell.

15th March:
Publication day.