Michael Alexander meets Fife-raised internationally best-selling author Ian Rankin to talk about the 30th anniversary of his John Rebus novels and the launch of RebusFest being held in Edinburgh this summer.
He is the best-selling Scottish crime author with a mortuary dissection room named after him at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee and a back catalogue of fiction that make him one of the most successful writers in Scotland.
Growing up in St Andrews, Peter Herron was no stranger to colourful tales from the town’s often dark and turbulent past.
In exclusive interviews, Michael Alexander speaks to Perth-raised music journalists Stuart Cosgrove and Sylvia Patterson whose new books have been nominated for the prestigious Penderyn Book Prize 2017.
A Perth-raised music journalist, regarded as one of pop journalism’s best-known voices, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Costa Book Award.
The spiritual pull of Iona has influenced writers for centuries, and now its legacy is explored by St Andrews University Professor Robert Crawford in his latest publication – ‘The Book of Iona: An Anthology’. Michael Alexander met him.
Michael Alexander speaks to American business owner turned author Robert Nock who has set an historical novel against the 15th century Battle of Arbroath.
North Fife farmer turned crime author James Oswald takes a break from tending sheep to share his firsts and lasts.