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No More Beyond: The Life Of Hubert Wilkins
- Hardback - Birlinn
Hubert Wilkins is one of the unsung heroes of history. A war hero, photographer, reporter, prolific writer, spy, scientist, naturalist, ornithologist & aviator, South Australian-born Wilkins was the most remarkable explorer of the 20th century. This biography details his exploits.
Night Song Of The Last Tram: A Glasgow Childhood
- Paperback - Hodder
Growing up in Glasgow both during and after the Second World War, Robert Douglas's life was blighted by the cruel - if sporadic - presence of his father, yet blessed by the love of his mother. In this book he recalls his upbringing, along with his memories of a city which has changed in many ways.
The Noblest Work Of God
- Paperback - Birlinn
In the aftermath of the Eyemouth fishing disaster, when 189 men drowned in a devastating hurricane, fisherman John Lough was drawn to a new life in the US, enticed by his wife's cousin, John Craig, the son of a Berwickshire migrant who had made good the American dream. This volume combines the memoirs of John Lough and John Craig.
Nineteen Seventy-Nine: A Big Year In A Small Town
- Paperback - Ebury
This biography is about a young girl who is both naive yet incredibly self-aware in the year that changed her life forever. It is the darkly humorous true-life story about growing up gay in a small town, finding out you're adopted, and losing your father at the age of 14.
Notes From The North: Incorporating A Brief History Of The Scots And The English
- Paperback - Luath
This is a personal and perceptive confrontation of racial intolerance in Scotland and notions of Englishness and Scottishness.
Nairn In Darkness And Light
- Paperback - Vintage
Set in the 1920s, David Thomson's sensitive autobiography of his formative years recreates the community of Nairn, with its fishermen and townsfolk, its crofters and its prosperous upper-middle-classes.
Nunaga: Ten Years Among The Eskimos
- Paperback - Eland
Duncan Pryde went to work in northern Canada as a fur trader for the Hudson Bay Company at the age of 18. His many adventures & his warm relations with the Inuit are detailed in this volume.
Nestor Makhno: Anarchy's Cossack
- Paperback - AK
This is the real story of Ukranian anarchist, Nestor Mahkno. Alexandre Skirda chronicles the life of a legend and the insurgent army that fought in his name. From imprisonment, to battles with Bolsheviks and the White Army, to the final exile in Paris.
Northern Dancer: The Legend And His Legacy
- Paperback - Mainstream
The story of Northern Dancer is the stuff of legend. He was a little horse, dismissed because of his size, but today his descendants dominate racing the world over. This account of the thoroughbred spirit also provides insight into the racing world.
Not Really What You'd Call A War
- Paperback - Whittles
Not Really What You'd Call a War are the experiences encountered by an undergraduate who in the Second World War became an ordinary seaman, commissioned officer and a Liaison Office in a Free French ship.