Independent Bookshops - Alexander McCall Smith

Commenting today on BookShop Day, Alexander McCall Smith said, ‘‘If you have an independent bookshop not far from you, you can count yourself lucky. The books you will find there are all handpicked by people who have an uncanny ability to know what their customers will like. This makes them a great temptation – but a temptation that I always give in to! Treat yourself.”
Read more on the Alexander McCall Smith website

From the Library – Orkney Library talks to the Scottish Review of Books

In Celebration of Libraries Week 2017, Scottish Review of Books talks to Louise Graham and the staff of Orkney Library about what makes their library tick

A Year of Spark - Bold Publishing Programme to mark the Centenary of Muriel Spark's birth

2018 is the centenary of Muriel Spark’s birth. One of the great writers of the 20th century, all 22 of her novels will be re-published by Polygon in a bold publishing move, A Year of Spark.

Independent Bookshops - Alexander McCall Smith

In the run up to Bookshop Day – 7 October 2017 – Alexander McCall Smith talks about the joy to be found within your local bookshop.