This catalogue contains a large number of Orkney books.
“Reading is Scotland’s favourite pastime, and we look forward to sharing in the country’s love of books.”-Pamela Tulloch, Chief Executive of The Scottish Library & Information Council (SLIC)
ORKNEY features heavily in a best-selling new book by a former Wick High School pupil.
The book is a collection of poetry, short prose and essays in English, Scots and Gaelic celebrating the centenary of George Mackay Brown.
A new film has been released based on a book by Aberdeen University lecturer Alan Warner.
Subtitled “tales of insurrection from Orcadian history”, Rebel Orkney tells the story of some of those who dared to stand apart (for better or worse).
Two men meet in Lahore, from totally different parts of the world yet connected by an understanding of a country they both know but from very different perspectives .
The University of Aberdeen’s WayWORD Festival will be taking place from 19th to 26th of September.
“July the Twenty-fifth……………An emerald sea……Rippling….”
” this book is a love-letter to lighthouses, a paean of praise to their fidelity and continual presence in my life.” Donal S. Murray