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Edinburgh

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  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Oct 2018
    £8.99

    This book is an intimate, fond and funny memoir of one of the greatest novelists of the last century. This colourful, personal, anecdotal, indiscreet and admiring memoir charts the course of Muriel Spark’s life revealing her as she really was....

  • E-Book | Pub: 04 Apr 2013
    £7.49

    Two clubs, dedicated to proclaiming the joys of libertine sex, thrived in mid and late 18th-century Scotland. The Beggar’s Benison (1732), starting from local roots in Fife, became large and sprawling, with branches in Edinburgh, Glasgow...

  • Paperback | Pub: 11 May 2017
    £7.99

    ‘There is not a dull page from start to finish’ – Alexander McCall Smith ‘this is a really accomplished debut: atmospheric, detailed, and hitting every requirement for a satisfying crime novel’ – Waterstones ‘The...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Mar 2022
    £10.99

    From Hannah Lavery, Edinburgh’s Makar. ‘Speaks to and for the conflicted conscience of Scotland … with a power and authenticity like perhaps no other’ – The Scotsman In a moment that is demanding you to constantly choose your...

  • E-Book | Pub: 20 Jan 2004
    £25.00

    Edinburgh’s reformation was one of the last of the great city reformations of the sixteenth century. It took on a highly distinctive shape due to the burgh’s social and economic problems and its position as a cockpit for English policy in...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Aug 2022
    £9.99

    When you look at a painting, what do you really see? When eighteenth-century poet Alison Cockburn accepts a light-hearted challenge from her good friend Katherine Hume to live as a man, in order to infiltrate the infamous Edinburgh Skating Club,...

  • Hardback | Pub: 14 Oct 2014
    £30.00

    Maps can tell much about the story of a place that traditional histories fail to communicate. This is particularly true of Edinburgh, one of the most visually stunning cities in the world and a place rich in historical and cultural associations....

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Apr 2022
    £9.99

    ‘A celebration of the city and its enduring love affair with music and musicians, venues and shops, one which will spark the remembrance of unique, high-octane experiences for all of us’ – Ian Rankin Discover Edinburgh’s hidden music...

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2017
    £12.99

    During the 18th century, Edinburgh was the intellectual hub of the Western world. Adam Smith, David Hume, Dugald Stewart and Adam Ferguson delivered their diverse tomes on philosophy and political economy. Others such as James Hutton, Joseph Black,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
    £14.99

    ‘It may perhaps interest you if I mention a few figures in connexion with the construction of the bridge. Its extreme length, including the approach viaduct, is 2,765 yards, one and one-fifth of a mile, and the actual length of the cantilever...

  • | Pub: 07 Jul 2022
    £19.99

    The Forth Rail Bridge is one of the world’s great engineering feats, and one of its most well-known. When it opened in 1890, the cantilevered bridge had one of the world’s longest spans, at 541 metres. Its distinctive and innovative design marks...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Jun 2022
    £9.99

    ‘An outstanding mystery thriller… Noir fans won’t want to miss it’ – Publishers Weeky (Starred) ‘A riveting, brutal journey into the high stakes world of legacy art and inherited wealth’ – Denise Mina,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Jun 2022
    £12.99

    Is There a Pigeon in the Room? is a deeply personal book about Cameron Wyllie’s remarkable four-decade career in teaching. It’s a tapestry of anecdotes and reflections on topics like drugs, parenting and sex education, laced with stories about...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
    £20.00

    Ian Hamilton Finlay’s garden in the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh is widely regarded as one of the most significant gardens in Britain. In addition to being a spectacular example of garden design, it also features almost 300 artworks by Finlay...

  • Hardback | Pub: 04 Nov 2021
    £17.99

    Life for Bertie seems to be moving at a pace that is rather out of his control. In Drummond Place gardens it seems that Olive has their future together all planned out. Meanwhile, upstairs at 44 Scotland Street, Bertie’s father Stuart is powerless...

  • Paperback | Pub: 24 Mar 2022
    £10.00

    This is an exclusive limited edition with a preface by Liz Lochhead and a new introduction by Ali Smith. Liz Lochhead is one of the leading poets writing in Britain today. This, her debut collection, published in 1972, was a landmark publication....

  • Paperback | Pub: 13 Jan 2022
    £7.99

    ‘Five engrossing, resonant stories here, with no weak links’ ― The Herald The world’s first UNESCO city of literature, Edinburgh is steeped in literary history. It is the birthplace of a beloved cast of fictional characters from...

  • Hardback | Pub: 25 Jul 2019
    £16.99

    To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose; it is summer in Scotland Street (as it always is) and for the habitués of Edinburgh’s favourite street some extraordinary adventures lie in waiting. For the impossibly vain Bruce...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Nov 2020
    £17.99

    At the bottom of a sharply descending street – in the topographical sense – in Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town, new residents have moved in to number 44 Scotland Street, joining the already well-known and much-loved denizens of that remarkable...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Aug 2022
    £14.99

    It started and ended with a financial catastrophe. The Darien disaster of 1700 drove Scotland into union with England, but spawned the institutions which transformed Edinburgh into a global financial centre. The crash of 2008 wrecked the city’s...