A podcast series brought to you by Birlinn Limited, an independent publishing house based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Featuring readings, interviews with authors round-ups of the best new books from Scotland and beyond.
Established in 1992, Birlinn Limited publishes books under a number of imprints:
Birlinn; Polygon; BC Books; Arena Sport; and John Donald.
Find out more at www.birlinn.co.uk.
Alastair McIntosh - Riders on the Storm: The Climate Crisis and the Survival of Being
Climate change is the greatest challenge to humankind today. While the coronavirus sheds a light on the vulnerability of our interconnected world, the effects of global warming will be permanent, indeed catastrophic, without a massive shift in human behaviour.
Writer, scholar and broadcaster Alastair McIntosh speaks exclusively to the Birlinn Limited Podcast about his new book Riders on the Storm: The Climate Crisis and the Survival of Being ahead of the re-scheduled COP26, which will take place in Glasgow in November 2021.
Riders on the Storm is available to buy now from your local bookshop and also at https://birlinn.co.uk/product/riders-on-the-storm/.
Alistair Moffat - In Search Of Angels: Travels to the Edge of the World
Join award-winning writer and historian Alistair Moffat as he travels through the Highlands and Islands of Scotland in the steps of the extraordinary Holy Men who first brought the word of God to Scotland fourteen centuries ago.
In this delightful podcast episode, Alistair Moffat details the lengths he went to in order to capture the 'spirit of place' experienced by the Holy Men, whether it was sleeping on the beach, journeying up the steepest road in Britain or even - possibly - coming face to face with an angel.
In Search of Angels: Travels to the Edge of the World is available to buy now from https://birlinn.co.uk/product/in-search-of-angels/ and your local bookshop.
Ray Perman - The Rise and Fall of the City of Money: A Financial History of Edinburgh
In this fascinating interview with fellow Birlinn author Bob Wylie, Ray Perman discusses his most recent book The Rise and Fall of the City of Money: A Financial History of Edinburgh.
The Rise and Fall of the City of Money is available to buy now from https://birlinn.co.uk/product/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-city-of-money/ and your local bookshop.
Bob Wylie - Bandit Capitalism: Carillion and the Corruption of the British State
In this exclusive launch-day episode of the Birlinn Limited Podcast, Bob Wylie is interviewed by fellow Birlinn author Ray Perman about Bob's latest book, Bandit Capitalism: Carillion and the Corruption of the British State.
Bandit Capitalism is published on 10th Sept 2020 and is available to buy from https://birlinn.co.uk/product/bandit-capitalism/ and your local bookshop.
Stuart Cosgrove - Cassius X: A Legend in the Making
In this exclusive launch-day episode of the Birlinn Podcast, Stuart Cosgrove is interviewed by Heath Common about his latest book Cassius X: A Legend in the Making.
Cassius X is published on 3rd September 2020 and is available to buy from https://birlinn.co.uk/product/cassius-x/ and from your local bookshop.
Blair Bowman and Nikki Welch: The Pocket Guide To Whisky (New Edition)
Join Birlinn authors and world-class whisky experts Blair Bowman and Nikki Welch as they discuss the new edition of The Pocket Guide to Whisky.
Available in July 2020 from https://birlinn.co.uk/product/the-pocket-guide-to-whisky-2/ and your local bookshop.