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Peter May's career has encompassed everything from journalism to creating soap operas, and rock 'n' roll to researching autism.
A famed anthropologist, who has investigated everything from ancient burials to modern acts of genocide, has won the coveted Saltire Book Award.
A book about one man’s experiences in the First World War is quickly becoming a resource for people across the world who want to understand more about an elite army unit.
A writer, poet and playwright who was well-regarded as a champion of the Scots language has died at the age of 70.
A former children’s TV presenter from Caithness has just had her first book published - aged 85.
An award-winning author will tour a series of north-east schools next week to mark the 20th anniversary of a widespread reading campaign.
It’s 60 years ago today since a little visitor from Peru with a big appetite for marmalade was introduced to the world of literature.
A Highland book event is giving local talent the chance to be on the same stage as their literary heroes.
Award-winning author Andy Stanton is to tour the north as part of the 20th anniversary of the Children’s Book Tour.
The global spotlight has shone on Dundee recently, with the opening of the much-heralded V&A Museum in the city.
A new public engagement programme that will showcase the best of the north-east’s creative talent will be launched at Aberdeen University today.
Ann Cleeves has become synonymous with Shetland: both the place and the television series of the same name.
It is not quite a tale as old as time but a book more than six decades overdue has finally been returned to city librarians.
A north-east mum and her daughter have embarked upon a school book tour to spread the word about inclusivity and tolerance.
An Aberdeen artist was “really chuffed” to be given the chance to design awards for the first minister.
Cressida Cowell is best known for her How To Be A Dragon series, aimed at 8-11-year-olds, but The Story Of Tantrum O'Furrily is a picture book, suitable for younger readers and bedtime stories.
Kirk Wallace Johnson is widely published in US newspapers and has one previous book to his name, about his work as founder of The List Project, aiming to get Iraqis resettled in the US.
When Yorkshire-born David Peace returned to his home county after 17 years of living in Tokyo, he did not hang around for long.
The Rosie Project author Graeme Simsion has teamed up with his wife, Anne Buist, for this charming novel about two very different people who keep bumping into each other on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail.
What a compelling exercise in storytelling.
Teenage schoolgirl Alice Franklin's life is turned upside down after a rumour she had sex with two boys at a party spreads round the small town.
Whether it’s hard-hitting crime novels, action-packed adventures or heart-soaring romances, Scotland further cemented its place in the literary history books in 2004 when Edinburgh was named the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature.
This is the second instalment of the novelist and playwright's 'living autobiography'.
Dear Mrs Bird follows Emmeline 'Emmy' Lake who dreams of being a 'Lady War Correspondent' but stumbles into a job answering problem page letters for an eccentric boss at a women's magazine in Blitz-besieged London.
This is Shukla's third novel, but he is probably best known for his social commentary. He writes a column for The Guardian and edited The Good Immigrant - a 2016 collection of essays by people of colour about life in Britain.
Although so much of Kit de Waal's second novel is different from her acclaimed debut My Name Is Leon, her focus on the lives of working class people and her ability to paint characters in minute detail through the eyes of her main character, remains.
This debut novel from Sophie Cameron is a wonderful, magical tale set against the backdrop of the bustling throng that is the Edinburgh Festival.
It is fitting that this warts-and-all expose of life inside the courtroom - written by an anonymous author - is lacking an identity.
The Long Forgotten follows call centre worker Dove as he starts to remember someone else's memories.
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned and when it's a woman as unhinged as Juliette in Karen Hamilton's debut novel, you know you're in for a drama-filled ride.
Tangerine is projected to be the literary sensation of 2018 and its author Christine Mangan has already sold the rights to be made into a feature film starring Scarlett Johansson.
Children Of Blood And Bone immerses you in a fantasy world of magic and myth, where good and evil battle it out in an adventure of epic proportions.