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Books – Chrysalis by Jeremy Welch- a solid and original debut

Chrysalis by Edinburgh author Jeremy Welch is an engaging debut novel with a relatively simplistic premise, but complex undertones. When Sebastian, a self-pitying finance agent is fired from his prestigious job in London, he is forced by his former girlfriend to confront the apparent emptiness of his existence. Vowing to rediscover his passion for writing, More...

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By John Preece On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awards 2018

Scottish Book Trust, the national charity transforming lives through reading and writing, has supported over 90 creative individuals through the New Writers Awards since 2009. Today, Scottish Book Trust announces More...

By John Hislop On Friday, December 15th, 2017

Local crime fiction writer Peter Ritchie chats to The Edinburgh Reporter

Local crime fiction writer Peter Ritchie signed a five book deal with Black and White Publishing this year. The first book, ‘Cause of Death’ was launched last month at a special event at Waterstones More...

By admin On Monday, December 11th, 2017

Blackwell’s recommends – Brian Catling’s strange creations

by Eris Young of Blackwell’s Edinburgh Brian Catling isn’t a newcomer to the literary scene—he’s been writing poetry since the late nineties and creating unnerving, esoteric visual art for far More...

By Mike Smith On Monday, December 4th, 2017

“Beguiling” Debut Novel is Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2017

  Booksellers Waterstones have announced their Scottish Book of the Year for 2017. The Other Mrs Walker, is a compelling novel of intrigue and deception written by Edinburgh author Mary Paulson-Ellis. Angie More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Blackwells book suggestions for winter reading

CRIME: The Long Drop by Denise Mina Winner of the 2017 McIlvanney Price for Scottish Crime Book of the Year,Based on true events, The Long Drop is an extraordinarily unsettling, evocative and compelling novel More...

By On Friday, November 24th, 2017

The Greater Grassmarket BID joins Book Week Scotland

Book and a Brew encourages visitors to discover a new book in the Greater Grassmarket The Greater Grassmarket Business Improvement District (BID) is celebrating Book Week Scotland with Book and a Brew, offering More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Millie Gray’s latest novel ‘A Cut Above’ published today

Acclaimed Edinburgh author Millie Gray’s latest novel, ‘A Cut Above’ is published today by Black and White Publishing. Once again Millie brilliantly recreates the atmosphere of the era with all More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Eight new UNESCO Cities of Literature join Network founder Edinburgh

As the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature, Edinburgh is pleased to welcome eight new cities from eight countries to its literary family today. Bucheon (Republic of Korea)      Milan (Italy) Durban (South More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The Scottish Working People’s History Trust: Voices of Scottish Librarians

‘When I got my library card, that’s when my life began’ (Rita Mae Brown) ‘Life isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card (Lisa Simpson) For most of us, libraries have always More...

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