The Minister and the Murderer with Stuart Kelly In 1969, James Nelson confessed to murder, served a prison sentence and then applied to be ordained as a minister in the Scottish Church. It sounds like a novel, but this is a true story: join Stuart Kelly to hear the details of how he researched it, learned about the case, and wrote the book that came out of it.
Stuart will be interviewed by Scotland's grand dame of crime fiction, Denise Mina, and both will be signing books, so come along to what promises to be an incredible event and hear about this strange case! (OwenRochester)… (more)
For Tariq Ali, no modern leader has articulated the need to change the world as well as Vladimir Lenin. The Dilemmas of Lenin re-evaluates the challenges faced by the leader of the Russian Revolution and asks: What is the moral justification for seizing power? Is terrorism ever a useful tactic? How do you build a legacy that lasts? Chaired by Stuart Kelly. (OwenRochester)