Books

Edinburgh and Scotland books

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood. The festival pulls together talks, debates, film screenings, music, food, and exhibitions.

From Nordic Noir to Tartan Noir, crime writing is a brutal, grisly business across Scandinavia and Scotland.  

The internationally best selling novelist, Alexander McCall Smith hardly needs to be introduced, begins Gavin Esler in conversation with a writer w

Journalist, critic and broadcaster, Mariella Frostrup was born in Norway, brought up in Ireland and now lives in the UK.

2019 marks the centenary of the inaugural James Tait Black Prizes founded by Janet Tait Black née Coats, in memory of her husband, James and in rec

“Once across the Equator and into the South East trade winds ... eventually into the roaring forties of the Southern Ocean.

The director and staff at the EIBF should be congratulated on the creative pairing of these two writers whose work shares similar themes for an ins

This sell out event in the New York Times Theatre, Kate Atkinson was in conversation with Lee Randall.

Two characters, separated by time and space meet for the first time in the world-wide premiere of Alice and the Little Prince.

“Maker, ye maun sing them…
Tomorrow, songs
Will flow free again, and new voices
Be borne on the carrying stream.”
(Hamish Henderson)