A new book by legendary St Andrews photographer Peter Adamson and renowned writer Dr Lorn Macintyre has captured the essence of the town in pictures and words. Michael Alexander caught up with the talented pair ahead of the book’s launch.
Ahead of a Dundee talk for Book Week Scotland, best-selling author and app entrepreneur Rohan Gunatillake tells Michael Alexander why he believes there's no need to switch off technology to bring calmness into life.
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.
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.
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.
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.