Indie bookseller launches "literary" speed dating

<p>An independent bookseller is holding a literary speed dating event in the run up to Valentines Day in the quest to find love for literary lone souls.<br /><br />The Edinburgh Bookshop in Bruntsfield is holding a literary speed dating event on 9th February.<br /><br />Owner Vanessa Robertson said: &quot;Edinburgh is a city full of enthusiastic and knowledgeable readers and we wanted to have a fun evening when people could chat about their favourite books.</p><p> &quot;As it&rsquo;s nearing Valentine&rsquo;s Day, we thought: why not make it a dating event? Maybe we&rsquo;ll have an Edinburgh Bookshop wedding at some point.&quot;<br /><br />Tickets are &pound;5, which includes a drink on arrival, and the event will be held at at The One Below, The Rutland Hotel, 1-3 Rutland Street, Edinburgh.</p>