A “cracker” of an Angus literary mystery has been immortalised in verse by a local Robert Burns enthusiast.
Light on Dumyat, published by Rowan Tree Publishing, priced £7.99
JK Rowling has sent Harry Potter books to a young fan in Syria after her mother messaged the author to ask how her daughter could get hold of the novels.
A Perth-raised music journalist, regarded as one of pop journalism’s best-known voices, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Costa Book Award.
What is the connection between Couttie’s Wynd and a king of Scotland? Which eminent Dundee citizen was born in the Punjab and is commemorated in a street name? And which Second World War flying ace, who ended up in Colditz, has a city square named after him?
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”
The Sellout by Paul Beatty was last night named the first US-penned book to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in its 48-year history.
Comic book genius Steve Dillon, who is best known for his artwork on Judge Dredd, Preacher and The Punisher, has died at 54.
An unpublished novel telling the story of a transgender person in 1980s America has won the 2016 Dundee International Book Prize.