The Best Choice for Scottish Books
New This Month
Some of our recommended books for December.
The Caithness Influence celebrates men and women from the region who have seen great achievement in their area of expertise. Valerie Campbell kindly agreed to an interview to give us a wee bit more insight into some of the people featured in the book and her research methods.
Author of the Month
Jenni's debut novel The Panopticon was published by William Heinemann, at Random House. It was later chosen as part of the Waterstones 11 — a list of the best worldwide debut novels of 2012. It has recently been announced that it is to be made into a movie with Ken Loach as Executive Producer.
In 2013 Edinburgh's Jenni Fagan appeared on Granta's Best of Young British Novelists list.
Commended at the Saltire Scottish Publisher of the Year Awards 2013, Floris Books sees the world a little differently. Their adult non-fiction books cover all aspects of holistic and alternative living, including holistic health, organics and the environment, holistic education, mind body spirit, child health and development, self-help, religion and spirituality, and community living.
Maps of Scottish Books, Authors, Publishers and Festivals
Our exclusive maps of Scottish Books, Authors, Publishers and Festivals brings together information on the settings of Scottish books - from Shetland to the Borders; the home towns of Scottish authors; the locations of our literary festivals, and much more. We also reach further afield, to highlight Scottish literary connections around the world.
Scottish Books in History
Scottish Books in History is ideal for all historically-minded readers. We've prepared pages on Scottish Books in History, with lists of fiction set in different time periods. We've started with 20th century Scottish fiction, with lists of WWI and WWII fiction. Also look out for Jacobite Fiction, the Victorian Era, the Romans in Scotland and much more.
Book of the Month
This catalogue accompanies the first retrospective exhibition of Jack Vettriano's work in the UK.
This story begins with the fox's journey from the Borders and her arrival in Edinburgh, at the end of the Tattoo.