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Top 10 Songs Inspired by Books

Drumroll please... The top 10 songs inspired by books or poems, as voted by you, are...

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How I Started a Book Group for Men

How I Started a Book Group for Men

Austin Flynn tells us how his book group for men got started

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Fiona Hyslop: Looking Beyond Book Week Scotland

The Culture Secretary for Scotland talks about why she loves Book Week Scotland and what the government is doing to promote reading and support libraries throughout Scotland

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Sara Sheridan: My 5 Literary Heroines

Find out which crime writer kicked off her love of books, the Victorian adventuress who inspired a novel, and the author she was most excited to meet at the Edinburgh Book Festival in our exclusive video!

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Celebrating Nourish During Book Week Scotland

Find out more about our Nourish project and the brand new eBook and audiobook available to download now.

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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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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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