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33 Great Scottish Fiction Titles of 2017

2017 was another great year! Fill up your TBR list with some of these fantastic titles.

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Welcome to Book Week Scotland 2017

Book Week Scotland is back! Find out what is happening during the week and how you can get involved in our celebration of all things reading.

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The Benefits of eBorrowing

Iain Robertson discusses his experiences with e-borrowing and how the technology has evolved to sit alongside traditional printed books.

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Poet Michael Pedersen

The Songs of my Writing Life: Michael Pedersen

We invited Scottish poet and Neu! Reekie! co-chief Michael Pedersen to create a playlist of the songs that have most influenced his writing.

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5 Books to Nourish an Anxious Soul

Acclaimed children's author Annabel Pitcher takes us through some of her favourite books to help cure an anxious mind.

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Catriona Child, author

The Songs of my Writing Life: Catriona Child

Trackman and Swim Until you Can't See Land author Catriona Child shares her playlist of the songs that inspired her as a writer.

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Why Libraries Matter to Scotland's Communities

Guest author, Sean McNamara, discusses some of the reasons why libraries continue to remain so important to communities across Scotland.

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Judy Murray author of Knowing the Score

The Reading Life of Judy Murray

Ahead of her three appearances during Book Week Scotland 2017, we caught up with Judy Murray OBE to talk about her favourite books, and Andy and Jamie's favourite books as children.

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Michael Foreman on illustrating A Child's Garden of Verses

We're celebrating Robert Louis Stevenson Week by giving away some beautiful copies of A Child's Garden of Verses, illustrated by the legendary Michael Foreman. In this blog post, Michael talks about illustrating the book and which poems mean the most to him. Don't forget to enter our competition at the bottom of the post!

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Sir Chris Hoy on His Reading Life

We interviewed cyclist, author and hero to many Sir Chris Hoy about his reading habits as a child, teenager, adult and dad. Enjoy Chris' candid answers for Book Week Scotland:

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