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Best of Scotland
In this imaginative, informative and amusing miscellany, award-winning journalist John MacLeod explores some of the well-known symbols of Scottish culture (as well some of the...
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Between Mountain & Sea: Poems from Assynt
'Two Men at Once' is one of Norman MacCaig best known poems. He was indeed two men at once: Edinburgh, the city where he was born and lived as a teacher and poet, was his home...
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Black Friday: Eyemouth Fishing Disaster
This astonishing true story tells of a coastal community who lost 189 men in a single afternoon; the worst fishing disaster in British history. This tells the story of the stom...
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Blazing Paddles: Scottish Coastal Odyssey
Alone in his kayak, Brian Wilson sets off from the Solway Firth on a 2000-mile odyssey around Scotland's extraordinarily varied coastline of cliffscapes, unspoiled shorelines,...
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Blood is Still, The
When the body of a man in eighteenth-century Highland dress is discovered on the site of the Battle of Culloden, journalist Rebecca Connolly takes up the story for the Chronicle...
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Blue Tractor
Ride with Ted in his tractor as he drives into the farmyard and then heads off to the fields to help move big bales of hay. It's tough work, so Ted is ready for his tea at the...
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Book of Bere: Orkney's Ancient Grain
The native barley of Orkney, bere was an important multi-use crop and a staple of the Scottish diet in the past.Though its use declined in favoiur of more easily processed grains...
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Book of Iona
The Book of Iona shows how novelists, poets, saints and sinners over the centuries have written about one of the world's most famous and best loved islands. Including many new...
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Book of the Howlat
Now in paperback, this poetic gem is now accessible for the modern generation, translated into English from its original Scots.A young owl feels he is ugly, and asks the peacock...
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Borders, The
This is the story of the borders a place of beginnings and endings, of differences and similarities. It is the story of England and Scotland, told not from the remoteness of London...
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Burke & Hare
In a boarding house in the West Port area of 1820's Edinburgh, an old army pensioner dies of natural causes. He owes the landlord 4 rent so, instead of burying the body, the landlord...
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Burns Supper Companion, The (Nov2020)
In 1801, some five years after Burns' death, nine of his friends sat down to dinner in what is now known as Burns cottage in Alloway to celebrate his extraordinary life and to...
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Cairngorms - Landscapes Set in Stone
The geology of the Cairngorms was created on a timeline that stretches back hundreds of millions of years.Much of the land is underlain by granite that formed deep within the Earth's...
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Cairngorms, A Secret History, The  (May)
A series of journeys exploring barely known human and natural stories of the Cairngorm Mountains. It looks at a unique British landscape, its last great wilderness, with new eyes...
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Caledonian Canal, The
Telford's plan, to connect Loch Ness, Loch Oich and Loch Lochy with each other and the sea, was a huge undertaking which brought civil engineering to the Highlands on a heroic...
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Calendar of Love
In this, George Mackay Browns first collection of short stories, the themes he would develop over his career are set out an obsession with his home Orkney, its dark and violent...
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Calum's Road
Calum MacLeod lived at the northern tip of the remote Scottish island of Raasay, miles from the nearest road. Over the course of fifty years he watched as neglect and decline took...
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Campbells, The 1250-1513
If not perhaps the most popular Highland clan, the Campbells are undoubtedly one of the most successful. The Campbell earls of Argyll have traditionally enjoyed a rather unsavoury...
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Canna
An account of Canna, a beautiful Hebridean island. Small though it is, many of the major historical trends of the Hebrides have touched it, from St Columba through the Benedictine...
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Celtic Blessings Reconnecting Our World  (Apr)
This collection of over 50 blessings and prayers contains some of the most moving and beautiful religious verse ever produced. Writing well over a thousand years ago, the Celtic...
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Celtic Saints Lives of the Holy Exiles (Apr)
They may be coated in layers of myth and pious anecdote but dig deep enough and the pioneering leaders of Celtic Christianity are revealed as reassuringly human individuals, responding...
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Celtic Scotland
This authoritative and handsomely illustrated book is aimed at the general reader who wants to know about the mysterious people who inhabited Scotland from the Bronze Age onwards...
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Colouring Book
Famous around the world for his paintings and architectural designs, Charles Rennie Mackintosh was an outstanding exponent of Art Noveau and leader of the 'Glasgow Style'. Explore...
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Children of the Black House
Children of the Black House is a fascinating glimpse into life on the Hebridean island of Lewis from the closing years of the nineteenth century up to the 1950s. Calum Ferguson...
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Christian Watt Papers, The
At the age of forty-seven Christian Watt began to write down recollections of her life; she continued until her death at the age of ninety in 1923. Hers is a remarkable story,...
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Claire MacDonald's Game Cookbook
Once the prerogative of country dwellers, game is now found in butchers' shops and supermarkets all over the country. Yet despite this, many people are still apprehensive about...
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Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher
Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher is both hilarious and deeply moving in its splendid account of the writer's childhood on a remote country estate in Morayshire in the 1940s...
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Clever Dog, Kip!
Kip the sheepdog lives on a farm, where he always has lots to do. He helps the farmer to bring the cow in for milking and unload the bales of hay, and rounds up the sheep. When...
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Clydesdale: Workhorse of the World
From its origin in the working horses of Lanarkshire in the early 19th century, in the last 200 years the Clydesdale has been exported from Scotland to locations all over the world...
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Colouring Book of Edinburgh
This is a unique Scottish colouring book suitable for adults as well as children featuring 23 of the festival city's most iconic places, including:Edinburgh Castle - Victoria Street...
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