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It's not a war novel, it's a coming-home novel

Author T. Jefferson Parker tells the story behind his new book For the past few years I've been teaching writing to American veterans of war. Some of these men and women fought in Korea and Vietnam, though most have been in the Middle East. But wherever they served, a great many of them...

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Sandstone Win Publisher of the Year

We are delighted to have received the Saltire Society Publisher of the Year Award at the Society’s annual awards event on Tuesday November 11, this year held at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. We'd like to say a mighty ‘thank you’ to all our employees, close associates in selling, design,...

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"This is a treasure" - John McPake and the Sea Beggars

I loved this book. Every brush stroke, in every corner of its canvas is rich and funny; painted with craftsmanship and beauty. There. I’ve said it. Out loud. I know a book review should never start like this but it had to be said – shouted - from the outset: This is...

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The Booktrust reviews "The Drum Tower"

Talkhoon is a bright girl, imaginative and sensitive living in Iran at the time of the 1979 revolution. Having a mother who mysteriously disappeared and a Father out pursuing his political ideals, Talkhoon and her sister Taara are brought up by their grandparents in the old family home, Drum Tower...

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Shortlisting Honour

We find ourselves in extremely good company and are delighted to announce we have been included in a short list of six publishers for the Saltire Society Publisher of the Year Award 2014. Also sponsored by Creative Scotland, the award recognises and celebrates creativity and...

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