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Omnesia: (alternative Text)
- Paperback - Bloodaxe Books
'Omnesia' is Bill Herbert's melding of omniscience and amnesia, the modern condition of thinking we can know everything about our world but, in actuality, retaining dangerously little. This new collection - published in twin editions, the alternative text and the remix - approaches and evades such flawed totality.
On Glasgow And Edinburgh
- Hardback - The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
A mere forty miles apart, these cities have enjoyed a scratchy rivalry since wistful Edinburgh lost parliamentary sovereignty and defiant Glasgow came into its industrial promise. Crawford brings them to life between the covers of one book, in a tale that mixes novelty and familiarity, as Scotland's cultural capital and largest commercial city do.
- Hardback - Granta
On a remote island a curiously-matched couple arrive on their honeymoon. He an eminent professor of literature, she his star pupil. Alone beneath the shifting skies of this untethered lansdscape, the professor realizes how little he knows about his bride. But what is it that constantly draws her to the sea.
On Dublin Street
- Paperback - Penguin
Four years ago, Jocelyn Butler left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland, burying her grief, ignoring her demons and forging ahead without attachments. Her solitary life is working well - until she moves into a new apartment and meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core.
Outrageous Confessions Of Lady Deborah
- Hardback - Mills & Boon
Old Torry & Aberdeen Harbour
- Paperback - Stenlake
Torry is one of the oldest parts of Aberdeen. It was once a Royal Burgh in its own right, but was incorporated into Aberdeen in 1891 after the construction of the Victoria Bridge. These photographs help to preserve the memory of the region as time and industry march onward.
Orkney And Shetland
- Paperback - Cambridge University Press
The 'Cambridge County Geographies' were designed to provide a series of concise guides to British regions. This guide to Orkney and Shetland by J.G.F. Moodie Heddle and T. Mainland contains numerous illustrative figures as well as a list of the chief towns and villages within the islands.
The Ongoing Moment
- Paperback - Canongate
With characteristic perversity, and trademark originality, this is an idiosyncratic history of photography. Seeking to identify their signature styles, Geoff Dyer looks at the ways that canonical figures such as Alfred Stieglitz, Dorothea Lange and Paul Strand have photographed the same things.
Old Dunkeld And Birnam
- Paperback - Stenlake
At the entrance to the Scottish Highlands, Dunkeld once marked the transition, in the form of the Highland Line, from Lowland Scotland to the Gaelic-speaking Highlands. This book presents old pictures of Dunkeld and Birnam.
Open Subjects: English Renaissance Republicans, Modern Selfhoods And The Virtue Of Vulnerability
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
James Kuzner's study of writing by Spenser, Shakespeare, Marvell and Milton presents a genealogy for the modern self in which its republican origins can be understood far more radically.