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Andrew McCulloch, author of Dumfriesshire, is talking at Wigtown Book Festival on 26.9.2018
26 September 2018
Dumfriesshire has always been a gateway to Scotland for immigrants and invaders, from the Beaker people to the Anglo-Normans, such as Robert the Bruce’s forebears. From the Wars of Independence to an era of peace after 1701, Andrew McCulloch offers the definitive guide to...
Robert J. Harris, author of Castle Macnab, is talking at Wigtown Book Festival on 26.9.2018
26 September 2018
Robert J Harris & Anthony O'Neill: Castle Macnab & The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek  Robert J Harris’s novels daringly bring back to life the characters of John Buchan; in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Seek, Edinburgh-based Australian Anthony...
Polly Pullar, author of A Richness of Martens, will be talking at Wigtown Book Festival on 26.9.2018
26 September 2018
Wildlife writer for Scottish Field magazine, Polly Pullar gives a rare glimpse into the life of the much misunderstood pine marten and offers a passionate portrait of one of Scotland’s richest habitats, the oakwoods of Ardnamurchan’s Atlantic seaboard.   Date:...
Denzil Meyrick, author of The Relentless Tide, is talking at Waterstones in Aberdeen on 26.9.2018
26 September 2018
Denzil Meyrick in Waterstones Aberdeen to talk about his sixth novel in the D.C.I. Daley series, The Relentless Tide. Revenge, betrayal and Viking treasure are on the menu as BBC Scotland journalist Fiona Stalker questions the author on his latest criminal outing. And Q&A session and book...
Robin A. Crawford, author of Into the Peatlands, will be talking at Waterstones in Inverness on 27.9.2018
27 September 2018
The peatlands of the Outer Hebrides are half land, half water. Their surface is a glorious tweed woven from tiny, living sphagnums rich in wildlife, but underneath is layer upon layer of dead mosses transforming into the peat. One can, with care, walk out onto them, but stop and you begin to...
Struan Stevenson, author of The Course of History, is talking at Tidelines Festival on 29.9.2018
29 September 2018
Many decisions which have had enormous historical consequences have been made over the dinner table, and have been accompanied (and perhaps influenced) by copious amounts of food and wine. Struan Stevenson brings to life ten such moments in his new book The Course of History, exploring the...
Davy Zyw, author of 101 Champagnes, is hosting a champagne tasting at Wigtown Book Festival on 29.9.2018
29 September 2018
Davy Zyw: A Festival of Fizz   As former Italian wine buyer for Tesco, Davy Zyw has bought more prosecco than anyone on the planet. The former sommelier at Le Gavroche and author of I Love Champagne and 101 Champagnes and Other Sparkling Wines will lead you through an...
Trevoy Royle, author of Flowers of the Forest, is talking at Islay Book Festival on 30.9.2018
30 September 2018
WW100 Reflections: Flowers of the Forest   Leading author, historian and broadcaster Trevor Royle talks about his books on World War I, looking at how the war changed Scotland both at home and on the front, and how it led to a renaissance in Scottish literature with a huge...