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Oxford Children's Scottish Gaelic-English Visual Dictionary
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
'Oxford Children's Gaelic-English Visual Dictionary' is ideal for learning thousands of Scottish-Gaelic words for a range of topics from the human body to the environment. With illustrated items and engaging scenes labelled in both Scottish-Gaelic and English, it is easy to learn the word you were looking for - and a whole lot more!
The Outline Of Love
- Hardback - Tinder Press
Persephone Triebold has grown up in the strange desolation of the Scottish Highlands. Inexperienced in the rules of friendship, sex and love, she leaves to study for a degree in London. Parties and new friends intoxicate Persephone at first, but when she meets Leo Ford, she finds someone she can love. Persephone enters Leo's circle of friends but finds him as elusive as he is sought after - and she becomes increasingly curious about the incident in his past of which no one ever speaks.
Once Upon A Time: The Lives Of Bob Dylan
- Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
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.
- Paperback - Sphere
Evie needs a good holiday. So when her employers - two high-powered plastic surgeons - invite her to attend a conference with them in the south of France, she can't believe her luck. It's certainly the holiday of a lifetime - but not quite in the way Evie imagined!
The Ottoman Motel
- Paperback - Sandstone
Simon and his parents arrive in the small town of Reception and check in to the Ottoman Motel. Then, while Simon is asleep, his parents disappear. Are they lost? Has something terrible happened to them? Have they simply driven away and left him? All Simon knows is that he is alone in a strange town. And, as a desultory police investigation begins, he realises he is unsure who he can trust.
Orkney's Italian Chapel: The True Story Of An Icon
- Paperback - Black & White
The author traces the history of an Italianate chapel built on the island of Orkney by Italian prisoners of war.
- Hardback - Jonathan Cape
At the core of 'On Writing' is the hugely popular blog that A.L. Kennedy writes for the Guardian and we follow her during a 3-year period when she finished one collection of stories and started another, and wrote a novel in between. Readers and aspiring writers will have almost everything they need to know about the complexities of researching, writing and publishing fiction, but they will be receiving this wisdom conversationally, from one of the funniest and most alert of our contemporary authors.
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.
- 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.
Last modified Friday 13 May 2011