Sandsone Press Logo

Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Selected Speeches of Nicola Sturgeon

Robert Davidson

Women Hold Up Half the Sky by Robert Davidson

The first woman to be elected First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon’s impact on the future of Scotland and the United Kingdom makes her words essential reading.

Independently selected by editor Robert Davidson, this collection of speeches from her time as First Minister addresses such crucial matters as the climate crisis, education, human rights and the European Union. Women Hold Up Half the Sky depicts a leader tackling not only immediate, pressing concerns but also mapping out a progressive agenda for the future.

RRP: £15.99
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781913207601
Publication Date: 10/05/2021
Download Information Sheet

Formats Available:

Robert Davidson
Robert Davidson is a writer, editor and publisher located in Highland Scotland. He is the author, co-author and editor of many books as well as a published poet, lyricist and...


‘[These speeches are] truly striking in their eloquence and breadth of vision.’

Joyce McMillan, Scotland on Sunday

‘If you want to get to know the woman who leads the Scottish Government, this is a good place to start.’

Val McDermid

‘Deserves to romp to the top of all the lists.’

Joanna Lumley

‘A fascinating selection... I feel the nuance of these speeches is particularly interesting as news programmes and social media often only present sound bites.’

Sara Sheridan

Latest News

Sandstone Press in the news

We’ve been disappointed to see misleading information about Sandstone Press and Women Hold Up Half the Sky in the press and online today.As reported by the Sunday Mail this morning...

On The Blog

Pre-ordering: show authors some love!

In the run-up to publication of a new title, publishers and authors work hard to create that all-important ‘buzz’ around a title which can help determine the book’s success. As...