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  • The Sky's Dark Labyrinthby Stuart Clark

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 5.99

    At the dawn of the seventeenth century everyone believed that the sun revolved around the earth. Yet some men knew that the heavens did not move as they should. And some men began to suspect that this heresy was in fact the truth. As Europe convulsed in conflict between Catholic and Protestant, these men prepared to die for that truth. This is the... more...

  • The Day Without Yesterdayby Stuart Clark

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 13.52

    Europe is marching blindly into the First World War and Berlin is in a storm of nationalist marches and army recruitment. Albert Einstein anticipates the carnage to come when his university colleagues begin work on poison gas to 'shorten the war'. He is also struggling with the collapse of his marriage in the wake of an illicit affair. Increasingly... more...

  • Chasing Angelsby Meg Henderson

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 7.99

    The overall effect is of being at your auntie's, of listening to an enthusiastic storyteller, of the fascination of taking a microscope to seemingly ordinary lives, seemingly mundane situations, and bringing them into dramatic focus' - Scotland on Sunday 'Henderson writes from a position of uncompromising humanity. A strong, atmospheric writer with... more...

  • Strip the Willowby John Aberdein

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 9.99

    Winner of the 2010 Mortgage Investment Trust Book Fiction Award "A global novel with a local accent. It invites comparison with Flann O'Brien, Jonathan Swift, John Kennedy Toole, Ken Kalfus. Hugh MacDiarmid...would have loved it," - Scotland on Sunday "You'll be hard pushed to find a more cleverly constructed read this year. Quite superb," - The List... more...

  • The Colour of Black and Whiteby Liz Lochhead

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 14.99

    The Colour of Black and White is Liz Lochhead's first collection of poems for more than a dozen years, and, for her, the most important since the award-winning Dreaming Frankenstein and Collected Poems in 1984. The poems within this remarkable collection are often poems of love or death and iconic figures, Jungian archetypes, animus figures with strong... more...

  • The Poems of Norman MacCaigby Norman MacCaig

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 22.99

    I have always loved the mixture of strictness and susceptibility in Norman MacCaig's work. It is an ongoing education in the marvellous possibilities of lyric poetry . . . He means poetry to me' - Seamus Heaney 'Norman MacCaig is an indispensable poet, and his Collected Poems is a wonder-book which will give years of pleasure' - Douglas Dunn 'Magisterial'... more...

  • The English German Girlby Jake Wallis Simons

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 8.44

    Fascinating and moving' - Monica Ali 'A powerful evocation of a bygone era' - Sir Martin Gilbert 'An important subject explored by a writer to watch' - Jonathan Freedland 'This well-researched and very moving novel is dedicated to the children of the Kindertransport and is a fine tribute to their bravery' - The Times 'Absolutely compelling' - Sarah... more...

  • The Book of Crowsby Sam Meekings

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 10.14

    A young girl is kidnapped and taken through the desert to an isolated mountain brothel. Two thousand years later, after a suspicious landslide near Lanzhou, a low-level bureaucrat searches for a missing colleague. A thirteenth-century Franciscan monk, traversing the Silk Road, begins his extraordinary deathbed confession, while five hundred years earlier,... more...

  • Under Fishbone Cloudsby Sam Meekings

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 9.99

    A powerful and mesmerizing novel, both mythic and intimate . . . a great accomplishment of imagination, insight and lyricism' - Amy Tan 'Lavishly imagined and skilfully narrated' - The Independent Under Fishbone Clouds is a love story and family saga interwoven with traditional folktales and stories from ancient Chinese history. Set against the backdrop... more...

  • Some People Are Crazyby John Neil Munro

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 9.99

    Described recently by Empire magazine as 'Britain's best ever blues singer', John Martyn was one of rock music's last real mavericks. Despite long-term addiction to alcohol and drugs, which contributed to his death in January 2009, he produced a string of matchless albums. Loved by fans and critics, loathed by ex-managers, he survived the music business... more...