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The Road to Lisbon, A Novel by Matin Greig and Charles McGarry
1967. The summer of love and football. Two men are on the cusp of achieving their dreams. Jock Stein has emerged from years of darkness in the world of Scottish football to take his Celtic side all the way to the finals of the European Cup in Lisbon against the mighty Italian team, Inter.
Affleck Gray's account of The Big Grey Man of Ben MacDhui
In his search for the truth, Affleck Gray ranges from the Himalayas to the Harz mountains, from the Cuillins to Arabia, in search of the extraordinary truth about the Big Grey Man
The People's Panel
To celebrate the Scottish Parliament’s 15th anniversary and the return of the Great Tapestry of Scotland, you can now stitch your way into history by contributing to our ‘People’s Panel’. Visit for more information
Authors' favourite words – a video alphabet: Alexander McCall Smith
The Edinburgh international book festival welcomed writers from all over the world to come up with their favourite words. Here, Alexander McCall Smith talks about his favourite word, fantoosh.
Corduroy Mansions by Alexander McCall Smith
Listen to Alexander McCall Smith talking about his brand new book Corduroy Mansions, the loves and lives of a group of people living in Pimlico, London, including a Pimlico Terrier called Freddie de la Hay.