Huge and sincere congratulations to our shortlistees for the Saltire National Book Awards 2023 (announced today). The members of the Birlinn team are incredibly pleased for you all (dead chuffed actually!).
On the Scottish History Book of the Year shortlist: The People Are Not There by David Taylor; The Early Life of James VI: A Long Apprenticeship by Steven J. Reid; and Majestic River: Mungo Park and the Exploration of the Niger by Charles Withers.
On the Scottish First Book of the Year shortlist: The Two Headed Whale – Life and Loss in the Deepest Oceans by Sandy Winterbottom.
On the Scottish Poetry Book of the Year shortlist: Another Way To Split Water by Alycia Pirmohamed
All shortlisted titles are listed below.