Coasts and Waters Issue 52
If you don't already know, 2020 is
VisitScotland's Year of Coasts and Waters
. Luckily, we have plenty books to recommend to you that centre around our beautiful landscape, from memoir, fiction and travel to crime and history. It's time to dive in!
To the Lake: A Balkan Journey of War and Peace
by Kapka Kassabova
David Robinson Reviews
Leith-Built Ships: They Once Were Shipbuilders
by R. O. Neish
Discover Leith's history of ship-building
The Island Child
by Molly Aitken
Introduce yourself to a brilliant debut novel
by T. F. Muir
T. F. Muir talks about his favourite books
Taking the Plunge: The Healing Power of Wild Swimming for Mind, Body and Soul
by Anna Deacon and Vicky Allan
Find out the benefits of swimming in the open air
Marram: Memories of Sea and Spider-silk
by Leonie Charlton
Take a trip with Leonie and her friend, Shuna, across the Hebrides
Blazing Paddles: A Scottish Coastal Odyssey
by Brian Wilson
Celebrate 30 years of a travel writing classic
Celebrating Witherby Publishing Group
Get inspired by a Scottish publishing success story
Swim Until You Can't See Land
by Catriona Child
Discover this novel on an unlikely friendship
Miss Blaine's Prefect and the Vampire Menace
by Olga Wojtas
‘I lifted out the piece of paper and read the few words written on it in French: “Souviens-toi, tu dois mourir.” In my head, the English was snappier: “Remember you must die,”'
BooksfromScotland speak to Olga Wojtas about her wonderful crime series.
If you have enjoyed our
Coasts and Waters Issue
, then you might like to read our
Run Wild Issue
from our archive of past issues.
We'll be back soon with more of the best in new Scottish books, but in the meantime we wish you happy reading!
With best wishes,