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The Official Biography Of Rangers
- Paperback - Hachette Scotland
Rangers have won 53 League Championships, more than any other club in the world. They have won the Scottish League Cup 26 times, more than any other Scottish club, and the Scottish Cup 33 times. This book details more than 130 years of the history of Rangers Football Club.
- Paperback - Picador
'The Overhaul' is Kathleen Jamie's first collection since the award-winning 'The Tree House', and it broadens her poetic range considerably. 'The Overhaul' continues Jamie's lyric enquiry into the aspects of the world our rushing lives threaten.
Golf Tales: Legendary Tales From The 19th Hole
- Hardback - Simon & Schuster
Sam Torrance is British golf's greatest personality. Well known and loved for his insights and anecdotes in his commentary, he divulges tall tales from the great, the good and the not-so-good in the world of golf, from Ryder Cup clinching moments to what really goes on in the clubhouse bar.
Ten Shots Back: The Paul Lawrie Story
- Hardback - DB
This is the story of the man who beat the odds, who married the woman of his dreams and who remains the last golfer from Great Britain to claim one of golf's four major championships. Over the course of his 20-year career on the European Tour, Lawrie has won seven tournaments, represented Europe with distinction in the Ryder Cup and Royal Trophy, and Scotland in the Dunhill and World Cups.
Orkney & Shetland Island Steamers
- Paperback - Amberley
Iain Quinn tells the story of the North Boats in words and pictures, focusing on the period from the end of the First World War to the present day, using many illustrations published here for the very first time.
Off Kilter!: A Cheeky Wee Keek At Couthie Humour
- Hardback - doodlemacdoodle
28 classic couthie nineteenth-century full colour photos with ridiculously modern comments - in Scots, with additional anecdotes in English.
Once Upon A Time: The Lives Of Bob Dylan
- Hardback - Mainstream
This text draws together the tangled strands of the many lives of Bob Dylan in all their contradictory brilliance. For the first time, the laureate of modern America is set in his entire context: musical, historical, literary, political and personal.
Origins Of Human Innovation And Creativity
- Hardback - Elsevier
Innovation and creativity are two of the key characteristics that distinguish cultural transmission from biological transmission. This book explores a number of questions concerning the nature and timing of the origins of human creativity.
On The Heroism Of Mortals
- Paperback - Vagabond Voices
This collection of short stories deals with the heroism of our flawed lives. It explores the arduousness of people's lives and covers such diverse subjects as human solidarity, generational change, single parenthood, domestic violence, the tragic complexity of revolution, police brutality, artistic hubris and the limitations of rationalism.
'Of Laws Of Ships And Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law And Its Practice In Urban Northern Europe
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
A comparative analysis of maritime law and its administration in five Northern European towns.