Book Week Scotland is about celebrating books and reading in every part of Scottish life.
Between 25 November and 1 December 2013, people of all ages and of every walks of life will be able to come together in libraries, schools, community venues and their work places to share and enjoy books and reading. They will be joined in this celebration by Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators to bring a packed programme of free projects and events to life.
Book week Scotland is your occasion to share with lots of people the plasure of good books and reading!
Although based a little south of the Pennines, below are some of our own Scottish titles we thought you might enjoy. Simply click on the image for more details.
By Iain Whyte
An insightful investigation of Scotland’s role in the abolition of slavery, focusing on a little-recognised episode in which the Free Church of Scotland became split over the the acceptance of financial aid from the slave states of America.
By G.B. Burnet
The fascinating and troubled history behind Scottish Quakerism is charted in impressive detail in this pioneering study.
By Ian Scarlett
An illustrated guide to the Scottish tartan, including a brief history of the costume and a comprehensive listing of the major clans and their tartans.