12 Books that Rock

The power of music transferred to the page

It's not an easy thing to transfer the unique power of music into words on a page, but we think these six books do a pretty great job...

1. Happy

Keith Gray
The Ossians cover

3. The Ossians

Doug Johnstone

4. King Dork

Frank Portman
High Fidelity cover

5. High Fidelity

Nick Hornby
Espedair Street cover

6. Espedair Street

Iain Banks
Indigo Donut cover

7. Indigo Donut

Patrice Lawrence
Nick and Norah cover

8. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Tape cover

10. Tape

Steven Camden
Wasted cover

11. Wasted

Nicola Morgan
Song cover

12. What a Song Can Do

Jennifer Armstrong

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust

Tags: music