Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is revealing an unexpected soft side to one of his most infamous characters.
A list of pop icon David Bowie’s top 100 books has thrown up a surprise Dundee-bred entry the Beano.
A former magician’s assistant, a musician and a writer based in Singapore have been revealed as the finalists for the 2015 Dundee International Book Prize.
Certain words and sentences from Harry Potter stories cast a spell on the brain, activating regions that process emotions, research has shown.
Writer Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66, his publishers said.
The author of one of the world’s most enduring novels will open next year’s StAnza poetry festival, it has been confirmed.
Everyone knows the Wright brothers made the first powered flight. Or did they? A new book claims a young man from Dundee may have flown the world’s first aeroplane.
For more than 160 years Dundee sent ships to the Arctic to hunt whales. A remarkable new book documents this vital part of the city’s history with fascinating photographs. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
Crime in 19th century Dundee is the subject of Malcolm Archibald's new book, A Sink of Atrocity. The former Dundee Book Prize winner told Jack McKeown about bodysnatching, footpadding and the theft of a whale.
A former Harris Academy pupil, who now studies industrial design at university in Uruguay, has beaten off competition from more than 1000 people from 18 countries around the world to win a design competition in Brazil.