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  • Gillespie

    Gillespie
    av J. MacDougall Hay

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862414276

    A leech, a pirate, a predator, an anti-Christ, a public benefactor and the fisherman's friend; such is Gillespie Strang in this remarkably powerful Scottish novel. Gillespie is the harsh prophet of the new breed of Scottish entrepreneur, prepared to…

  • The Four Gospels

    The Four Gospels

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847678355

    Encouraging the reading of the Bible as literature rather than doctrine, the four central gospels are presented here in the beauty of the Authorised King James Version, with four fresh, modern introductions. The revelatory essays, by A.N. Wilson, Ni…

  • The Peanuts Guide to Brothers and Sisters

    The Peanuts Guide to Brothers and Sisters
    av Charles M. Schulz

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782113690

    The Peanuts gang offer their wisdom on family life in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. Whether it's Charlie Brown helping his little sister Sally with her homework, Snoopy going in search of his beloved sister Belle or Linus…

  • Letters of Note: Dogs

    Letters of Note: Dogs

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786895301

    In Letters of Note: Dogs, Shaun Usher brings together a delightful collection of correspondence about our canine friends, featuring affectionate accounts of pups' playful misdemeanours, heartfelt tributes to loyal fidos and shared tales of remarkabl…

  • Samson

    Samson
    av David Maine

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847670427

    Imprisoned by the Philistines, blind and chained, his hair shorn and his strength sapped, Samson's story is one of great feats of violence and even greater hubris. He believes that he has been sent by God to deliver his people from the heathens, and…

  • Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1951-2012

    Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1951-2012
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857865618

    The first sixteen tales in this collection were published by Canongate in 1983 with the title Unlikely Stories, Mostly. This collection also has fifty-seven tales from later books, plus sixteen new ones written for the hardback publication of this c…

  • Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1951-2012

    Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1951-2012
    av Alasdair Gray

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857865601

    Seventy-three short tales from Gray's earlier books are here joined with sixteen new tales Droll & Plausible, all the original illustrations with some new, and endnotes to inform every curious reader.

  • Stargazing

    Stargazing
    av Peter Hill

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841954998

    When Peter Hill, a student at Dundee College of Art, answered an advert in The Scotsman seeking lighthouse keepers, little did he imagine that within a month he would be living with three men he didn't know in a lighthouse on Pladda, a small remote…

  • Baking with Kafka

    Baking with Kafka
    av Tom Gauld

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891501

    2018 EISNER AWARD-WINNER - BEST HUMOUR PUBLICATION In Baking with Kafka, Tom Gauld asks the questions no one else dares ask about civilisation as we know it. - How do you get published during a skeleton apocalypse?- What was the secret of Kafka's le…

  • A Long Island Story

    A Long Island Story
    av Rick Gekoski

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786893437

    It is 1953, a heat wave is sweeping across America and the Grossmans - Ben, Addie and their two children - are moving their lives from the political heart of Washington DC to suburban Long Island. With their future uncertain, life in Long Island sta…

  • A Long Island Story

    A Long Island Story
    av Rick Gekoski

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786893420

    It is 1953, a heat wave is sweeping across America and the Grossmans - Ben, Addie and their two children -are moving their lives from the political heart of Washington DC to suburban Long Island. Benny was a successful lawyer in the Department of Ju…

  • Hieroglyphics And Other Stories

    Hieroglyphics And Other Stories
    av Anne Donovan

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841955193

    A beautiful collection - charming, witty and touching - these stories give voice to a variety of different characters: from the little girl who wants to look 'subtle' for her father's funeral, a child who has an email pen pal on Jupiter and an old l…

  • SuperCooperators

    SuperCooperators
    av Martin Nowak

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847673381

    Beyond The Survival of the Fittest: Why Cooperation, not Competition, is the Key to Life If life is about survival of the fittest, then why would we risk our own life to jump into a river to save a stranger? Some people argue that issues such as cha…

  • The Small Backs of Children

    The Small Backs of Children
    av Lidia Yuknavitch

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786892430

    In a war-torn village in Eastern Europe, an American photographer captures a heart-stopping image: a young girl fleeing a fiery explosion that has engulfed her home and family. It becomes an icon for millions, winning acclaim and prizes - and a subj…

  • A Twelve-Month and a Day

    A Twelve-Month and a Day
    av Christopher Rush

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862414399

    This is an account of life in a fishing community on the east coast of Scotland seen through the eyes of a young boy.

  • Cookin'

    Cookin'
    av Kenny Mathieson

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857866202

    Following on from Giant Steps, comes the second instalment in Kenny Mathieson's series of jazz histories. Cookin' examines the birth and development of two of the key jazz styles of the post-war era, hard bop and its related offshoot, soul jazz. Har…

  • Unspeakable

    Unspeakable
    av Harriet Shawcross

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890078

    'Compassionate' Guardian 'Extremely affecting' Scotsman As a teenager, Harriet Shawcross stopped speaking at school for almost a year. As an adult, she became fascinated by the limits of language. From the inexpressible trauma of trench warfare and…

  • Unspeakable

    Unspeakable
    av Harriet Shawcross

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890047

    As a teenager, Harriet Shawcross stopped speaking at school for almost a year, retreating into herself and communicating only when absolutely necessary. As an adult, she became fascinated by the limits of language and in Unspeakable she asks what ma…

  • The Assassin's Cloak

    The Assassin's Cloak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786899118

    'A diary is an assassin's cloak which we wear when we stab a comrade in the back with a pen', wrote William Soutar in 1934. But a diary is also a place for recording everyday thoughts and special occasions, private fears and hopeful dreams. The Assa…

  • Modern Scottish Gaelic Poems

    Modern Scottish Gaelic Poems

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862414948

    This indispensable anthology contains selections of the best work by Scotland's most acclaimed modern Gaelic poets: Sorley Maclean, George Campbell Hay, Iain Crichton Smith, Derick Thomson and Donald MacAulay. Designed as much for English readers of…

  • Dirt Road

    Dirt Road
    av Mr James Kelman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782118220

    Murdo, a teenager obsessed with music, dreams of a life beyond his Scottish island home. His dad Tom has recently lost his wife and stumbles towards the future, terrified of losing control of what remains of his family life Both are in search of som…

  • Dirt Road

    Dirt Road
    av Mr James Kelman

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782118251

    Shortlisted for Saltire Fiction Book of the Year 2016 'A celebration of what it is to be human' Spectator Murdo, a teenager obsessed with music, dreams of a life beyond home. His recently widowed dad, Tom, stumbles towards the future, terrified of l…

  • Once We Were Sisters

    Once We Were Sisters
    av Sheila Kohler

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890009

    This is the story of Maxine and Sheila Kohler, two sisters who grew up in the suffocating gentility of 1950s South Africa. When Maxine is just shy of her fortieth birthday her husband, a brilliant and respected surgeon, drives their car off the road…

  • Mr Nice

    Mr Nice
    av Howard Marks

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786893000

    At the height of his powers, Howard Marks - or 'Mr Nice' - was smuggling up to thirty tons of dope from Pakistan and Thailand to America and Canada. How did a nice Welsh boy and Oxford graduate end up with forty-three aliases, eighty-nine phone line…

  • Proust Was a Neuroscientist

    Proust Was a Neuroscientist
    av Jonah Lehrer

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857862310

    Is science the only path to knowledge?In this sparkling and provocative book, Jonah Lehrer explains that when it comes to understanding the brain, art got there first. Taking a group of celebrated writers, painters and composers, Lehrer shows us how…

  • The People Speak

    The People Speak
    av Anthony Arnove

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857864482

    'The idea was simple - take the most impassioned speeches about the fight for what is right and bring them to life for a new generation' COLIN FIRTH The People Speak tells the story of Britain through the voices of the visionaries, dissenters, rebel…

  • My Biggest Lie

    My Biggest Lie
    av Luke Brown

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782110408

    Liam has it all. A job he enjoys, a glamorous lifestyle and a girlfriend he is madly in love with. But after one night out he loses everything and finds himself on a plane to Buenos Aires. There he hopes to write the world's longest and truest love…

  • Voyageurs

    Voyageurs
    av Margaret Elphinstone

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841955018

    In the early 1800s, Rachel Greenhow, a young Quaker, goes missing in the Canadian wilderness. Unable to accept the disappearance, her brother Mark leaves his farm in England, determined to bring his sister home. What follows is a gripping account of…

  • An Iliad

    An Iliad
    av Alessandro Baricco

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847671035

    Alessandro Baricco re-creates the siege of Troy through the voices of 21 Homeric characters. Sacrificing none of Homer's panoramic scope, Baricco forgoes Homer's detachment and admits us to realms of subjective experience his predecessor never explo…

  • Lilian's Story

    Lilian's Story
    av Kate Grenville

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841959955

    Shielded from emotional and physical abuse by layers of fat, Lilian struggles to escape a suffocating existence in the home of her tyrannical Victorian father and her elegant but ineffectual mother. Madness, cruelty and sexuality permeate the family…

  • The King

    The King
    av Kader Abdolah

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857862969

    *Longlisted for the 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award* Once upon a time there was a Persian prince. The prince had many brothers, for his father had married over a thousand wives, but Prince Naser alone stood to inherit the kingdom. As the pr…

  • Born Free

    Born Free
    av Laura Hird

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841950488

    Punchy, acerbic, sharp-witted and above-all, acutely observed, Born Free tells the story of an ordinary family who are all trying to escape from something - and each other. The interactions between Jake, Joni, Angie and Vic reveal a hellish cocktail…

  • Scottish Enlightenment

    Scottish Enlightenment
    av Alexander Broadie

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862417383

    The Scottish Enlightenment is one of the great achievements of European culture. In philosophy, law, economics, politics, linguistics and the physical sciences, Scots were key players in changing the way the world was viewed. And this explosion of a…

  • How We Should Rule Ourselves

    How We Should Rule Ourselves
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841957227

    This pamphlet is for anyone alarmed by the present British government. It argues that the component nations of the United Kingdom can become true democracies only by declaring themselves republics. The authors are Alasdair Gray, writer of fiction an…

  • Creating Freedom

    Creating Freedom
    av Raoul Martinez

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782111887

    We are far less free than we like to think. In Creating Freedom, Raoul Martinez exposes the mechanisms of control that pervade our lives and the myths on which they depend. Exploring the lottery of our birth, the coercive influence of concentrated w…

  • Ring For Jeeves

    Ring For Jeeves
    av P.G. Wodehouse

    CD-bok - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857869906

    We find ourselves in the austerity of the 1950s, when England's aristocracy was feeling the pinch. Bertie Wooster has gone to a residential self-help school to learn how to darn his socks. Until he re-emerges, Jeeves has signed up with Bill Rowceste…

  • Bed

    Bed
    av David Whitehouse

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847679826

    Every family has a story. Mal was ours.He was always different from the other kids. Larger than life. Trips to pantomimes were ruined by him stripping off his clothes. But people loved him. Especially Lou; it seemed like their love would last foreve…

  • In His Own Write

    In His Own Write
    av John Lennon

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782115403

    Introduced by Paul McCartney ABOUT THE AWFUL I was bored on the 9th of Octover 1940 when, I believe, the Nasties were still booming us led by Madalf Heatlump (Who only had one). Anyway they didn't get me. I attended to varicous schools in Liddypol.…

  • Independence

    Independence
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782111696

    Gray argues that a truly independent Scotland will only ever exist when people in every home, school, croft, farm, workshop, factory, island, glen, town and city feel that they too are at the centre of the world. Independence asks whether widespread…

  • The Epistles of Paul the Apostle to The Corinthians

    The Epistles of Paul the Apostle to The Corinthians

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862417994

    A figurehead of the early Christian church, Paul sets out some of his thoughts on strife and division, spirituality, the bond of marriage and hopes for his own immortality in this book. With an introduction by Fay Weldon

  • Letters of Note: Football

    Letters of Note: Football

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838850159

    In Letters of Note: Football, Shaun Usher brings together some of the best letters celebrating football.Includes letters by:William McGregor, Edward BetchleyAlec Ferguson, John Boileau& many more

  • The Country Diaries

    The Country Diaries

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847673268

    The unique beauty of the British countryside has been celebrated down the ages in music, poetry, and art. It has also been celebrated in countless private diaries. This delightful treasury gathers together the very finest - from Rev Gilbert White's…

  • Dora: A Headcase

    Dora: A Headcase
    av Lidia Yuknavitch

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786893321

    Ida has a secret: she is in love with her best friend. But any time she gets close to intimacy, Ida faints or loses her voice. She needs a shrink. Or so her philandering father thinks.Immediately wise to the head games of her new shrink, Siggy, Ida…

  • Linmill Stories

    Linmill Stories
    av Robert McLellan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862412821

    Best known as the playwright of Jamie the Saxt and Jeddart Justice, Robert McLellan has been called the finest writer of Scots prose in our time. His 'Linmill' stories were broadcast by the BBC, one of which, 'The Donegals' was made into a film. But…

  • Husband And Wife

    Husband And Wife
    av Zeruya Shalev

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841954165

    Na'ama Newman wakes up one morning to a new reality. Her husband Udi, formerly a healthy, active tour guide, announces that he can no longer move his legs. The paralysis is diagnosed as psychosomatic - Udi has gone on strike and Na'ama must cope wit…

  • The Mauritanian

    The Mauritanian
    av Mohamedou Ould Slahi

    Storpocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838854171

    Previously published as Guantanamo Diary, this momentous account and international bestseller is soon to be a major motion picture The first and only diary written by a Guantanamo detainee during his imprisonment, now with previously censored materi…

  • The Half Sister

    The Half Sister
    av Catherine Chanter

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891266

    When Diana's mother dies, she impulsively invites estranged half-sister Valerie and her nine-year-old son to stay at her grand country home. On the night of the funeral, fueled by wine and years of resentment, the sisters argue and a terrible accide…

  • My Friend The Mercenary

    My Friend The Mercenary
    av James Brabazon

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847674418

    He wanted a war. And, for his sins, he got one. James Brabazon was an ambitious young war reporter when he entered the chaos of the Liberian Civil War in 2002. Running with the infamous LURD rebels, he survived numerous deadly ambushes and a dramati…

  • The Predicaments of Peppermint Patty

    The Predicaments of Peppermint Patty
    av Charles M. Schulz

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782113621

    With her freckles and sports kit, Peppermint Patty shares her outlook on life in this beautifully produced gift book for all generations. In her incomparable style, Peppermint Patty spends her days trying to persuade her best friend Marcie to stop c…

  • Rebel Without Applause

    Rebel Without Applause
    av Lemn Sissay

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841950013

    Lemn Sissay's poems are laid into the streets of downtown Manchester, feature on the side of a public house in the same city and have been emblazoned on a central London bus route. He has been published in press as diverse as the the Times Literary…

  • Naming the Bones

    Naming the Bones
    av Louise Welsh

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847672568

    Some secrets are best left buried . . . Knee-deep in the mud of an ancient burial ground, a winter storm raging around him, and at least one person intent on his death: how did Murray Watson end up here?

  • Lawless

    Lawless
    av Matt Bondurant

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857867285

    The Bondurant Boys were notorious gangster brothers who ran liquor though Franklin County during Prohibition. LAWLESS is their story. Based on the true account of Matt Bondurant's grandfather and two granduncles, this is a gripping tale of bootleggi…

  • Luke's Gospel

    Luke's Gospel
    av William L. Lorimer

    CD-bok - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857868688

    The audio edition of Luke's Gospel from the widely acclaimed modern literary classic The New Testament in Scots. Tom Fleming's reading brings out the poetry, wit and humanity of William Lorimer's translation in a way which speaks to everyone.

  • Weak Messages Create Bad Situations

    Weak Messages Create Bad Situations
    av David Shrigley

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782114031

    A personal message from the author: Lots of individuals in society today are feeble-minded. They don't know what the HELL is going on. Unfortunately many of these people are responsible for running THECOUNTRY. They don't know the difference between…