Essays & Journals
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- 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.
- Add to BasketThat'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.
- Add to BasketTales Of The Glens
- Paperback - Nonsuch
'Tales of the Glens' is a collection of stories, songs and ballads, written by Scottish poet Joseph grant, and published after his untimely death in 1835, aged just 30.
- Add to BasketTravels Into The Interior Of Africa
- Paperback - Eland
Mungo Park, a surgeon, was sent by the African Association to explore West Africa & open trade routes along the Niger River to the fabled, gold-rich Timbuctu. His record of his travels brought a new image of Africa to the European public, though the continent claimed his life.
- Add to BasketTravels Through France And Italy
- Paperback - Open Gate
Full of prejudice, grousing, sharp observation, and caustic satire, this is the first travel book in modern literature to go beyond the simple conveyance of information to reflect the writers state of mind.
- Add to BasketTom Shields: The Ken Smith Years
- Paperback - Mainstream
This is the fifth book in the Tom Shields trilogy. Yes, his counting is as awful as his writing. This time, however, Shields does not bare the blame alone. This tome is culled from the diary columns what Shields and Ken Smith wrote together five days a week at 'The Herald'.
- Add to BasketTales Of The Wars Of Montrose
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
Hogg's 5 tales centre on the campaigns of the first Marquis of Montrose and the period of turbulence and anarchy surrounding them, revealing the different impacts of the civil war on 17th society.
- Add to BasketThe Tavern Sages: Selections From The Noctes Ambrosianae
- Hardback - Association for Scottish Literary Studies
From 1822 till 1835, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine carried a series of 71 largely imaginary conversations set in William Ambrose's taverns and called 'Noctes Ambrosianae'. This selection includes four complete noctes, one complete scene and 24 brief extracts.