We wish you all a very Happy, Safe and Healthy New Year.

2021 opens with another lockdown for most of us and once again our thoughts are with booksellers right across the UK. All members of the Birlinn team are knuckling down and will endeavour to produce a remarkable, ballsy publication programme in the face of all of the restrictions faced. We are proud of our authors and hope you will enjoy their output in the months ahead. Keep an eye on our pages and social platforms for more information in the coming weeks.


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  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Jan 2021
    £8.99 £7.19

    1947. In a damp, run-down farmhouse on the island of Jura, George Orwell is embarking on his greatest work: Nineteen Eighty-Four. Forty-four years old and suffering from the tuberculosis that will eventually take his life, this book is his legacy…

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Dennis Glover

The Last Man in Europe adopts the sound of Orwell so brilliantly . . . anyone with an interest in Orwell will certainly enjoy it’
– The Orwell Society

The Last Man in Europe shows its readers the influences which shaped Orwell’s masterpiece, but transcends even that, giving an affecting portrait of the man himself’
– The Herald

‘Rivetingly told . . . a terrifically assured hybrid of fiction and life-writing’
– New Statesman

2021 Preview: Arena Sport

26 Jan ’21
Discover the magic of the 1970 World Cup in Mexico, learn the real story behind one of the world’s most iconic sporting stars as well as one of…
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