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In Praise Of Messy Lives
- Paperback - Canongate
This powerful collection of essays ranges from pop culture to politics, from Hillary Clinton to Susan Sontag, from Facebook to Mad Men, from Joan Didion to David Foster Wallace to - most strikingly - the author's own life.
Tom Weir: An Anthology
- Paperback - Sandstone
Television personality, explorer, naturalist and photographer, Tom Weir's dedication took him from impoverished Glasgow to the ends of the earth. This selection of his writings presents them chronologically and forms a sort of autobiography, the life of a man writing as he goes.
Past And Present
- Paperback - Wildside
- Paperback - Canongate
Avoiding any specialism, writing on whatever interested him, Geoff Dyer has achieved enviable freedom as an essayist, journalist and critic. This book brings together his best freelance work of the last 15 years.
- Hardback - Mainstream
Women are never at a loss to express themselves, and smart women will have something to say for every occasion. 'Quotable Women' is a hilarious, ribald and revealing collection of observations and inspirational quotations reflecting the wit and wisdom of women across the ages. Those quoted range from Dorothy Parker to Joan Rivers, Mae West to Joan Collins, Queen Victoria to Princess Diana, Joanna Lumley to Pamela Stephenson.
Rock, Sea And Sky
- Paperback - Balnakeil
This is an anthology of work, fiction and poetry, produced by the North-west Highland writers.
From Astral Sex To Zen Tea Bags
- Paperback - Findhorn
A handy guide for anyone who wishes to sound pompous, affected and self-obsessed, especially in the alternative eco-friendly or mind-body-spirit realms.
Work! Consume! Die!: I Am Actually Almost Completely Insane Now
- Book with sound disc - HarperCollins
In 'Work! Consume! Die!' Frankie Boyle offers his outrageous, laugh-out-loud, cynical rant on life as he knows it. He describes your reality as viewed through a bloodshot eye pressed against a smeared telescope, focused on hell.
Border Voices On Border Ruins
- Paperback - Borders Writer's Forum
This collection is a rich mixture of stories, tales, history and poetry inspired by the legacy of architectural ruins in the Scottish Borders - some familiar and grand, others less well known and hidden in the Borders landscape.
That's What Ya Get!: Kowalski's Assertions
- Paperback - Unbound
Kowalski's been living in England for many years, and he's still trying to get to grips with it. Life, that is. England he's got sewn up.