The owner of Waterstones has bought American bookstore chain Barnes & Noble in a £570 million deal which the British bookseller’s boss said will “counter Amazon’s siren call”.
A debut novel inspired by the refugee crisis has won a children’s book award.
Caroline Lindsay meets children's fairy tale author whose own wishes have come true.
A Dundee book shop manager is taking to the road with a car-load of books for a remote Scottish community.
Irvine Welsh met his readers and signed copies of his new novel at a Dundee bookshop on Saturday. A huge queue formed outside Waterstones, Dundee, as fans secured signed copies of the Trainspotting author’s latest book Dead Men’s Trousers.
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.
Top crime writer Peter James will reveal the lengths to which he goes for his art at an appearance in Perth.
Primary school teaching, a drama degree, dabbling in live art and doing a one-woman stand-up show were just a few of the things Dundee author Michelle Sloan tried before discovering a love of writing.
Book lovers can go back to nature as part of a special literary event in St Andrews next week.