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Latha Naomh Anndra sona dhuibh!

30 November 2017

Latha Naomh Anndra sona dhuibh! Happy Saint Andrew’s Day!

Let’s celebrate St Andrew’s Day with an assortment of books by contemporary Scottish authors, all available in the Calibre Library:

We have two works of non-fiction from the acclaimed poet Kathleen Jamie in Findings: Essays on the Natural and Unnatural World (11961) and Sightlines: A Conversation with the Natural World (12089);

The Outrun: A Memoir(11454) by Amy Liptrot who returned to the Papa Westray, Orkney, to address her addiction to alcohol;

His Bloody Project(11568) by Graeme Macrae Burnet, a historical novel about a brutal triple murder in a remote community in the Scottish Highlands in 1869;

Rather be the Devil(12103), the latest Rebus offering from the mighty Ian Rankin;

The End of the Wasp Season(10287) by Denise Mina and featuring Glasgow cop Alex Morrow;

Blood Proof(11216) by Bill Knox with the notorious Thane and Moss of the Scottish Crime Squad;

Laidlaw(10390) by William McIlvanney in which Jack Laidlaw seeks a murderer among the hard men, gangland villains and self-made moneymen of Glasgow, and, finally;

Winter(coming soon), the second book in Ali Smith’s seasonal quartet that began with Autumn (12151).


Denise James