Extremis Publishing is an independent publishing house based in Scotland, specialising in arts, media and culture non-fiction. Join us as we chat with our authors, talk about new books, and discuss all things writing. (Some episodes may contain adult language.)
Dundee Library Services with Neil Paterson
Neil Paterson - Outreach Services and Information Officer at Dundee Library Services - discusses the many activities taking place throughout Tayside to support local communities, bring people together, and promote language and literacy. Modern libraries are about so much more than lending books, and Neil explains how things have been developing since the pandemic in the Dundee area - with a range of new services that might just surprise you.
“A Totally Bodacious Nineties Christmas” by Thomas A. Christie
With the festive season fast approaching, Dr Tom Christie chats about his new book "A Totally Bodacious Nineties Christmas: Festive Cinema of the 1990s" with his long-time friend Joe Moore of the North Pole Press. Covering movie favourites of the nineties as well as many less-well-known yuletide features, Tom discusses what it was about this decade's Christmas films that made the era special for so many people.
For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/a-totally-bodacious-nineties-christmas.html
“Stirling Legends” with David Mitchell and Tracey MacIntosh
Dr David Mitchell and Tracey MacIntosh, both contributors to the "Stirling Legends" anthology, drop by for a chat about this exciting new collection of writing about the unique people and places from Stirling's illustrious past, published in collaboration with Stirling District Tourism.
For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/stirling-legends.html
“The Bannock Burn” by Murray Cook and Ian McNeish
Dr Murray Cook, one of the authors of "The Bannock Burn: Journeys Along and Across the World's Most Famous Burn", discusses working with his friend and co-writer Ian McNeish on this exploration of the history and culture of this iconic Scottish burn and the impact it has had on the country over many centuries.
For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-bannock-burn.html
Reflections on the Edinburgh Fringe with Robert Murray
Playwright Robert Murray has a chat about the recent performances of his acclaimed stage drama The Spirit of Robbie Burns at the Edinburgh Fringe, explaining what it felt like to see his work come to life as part of that great international cultural showcase.
“Learning My Living” by Gaye Manwaring
Dr Gaye Manwaring drops by for a chat about her book "Learning My Living", which describes her lifetime of work in the rapidly-changing higher education sector. She discusses the many developments she witnessed in that time, from the evolution of information technology through to the way that people engage with universities and their courses.
For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/learning-my-living.html