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Greatest Scottish Novels

Renowned Scottish author, Ian Rankin, recently listed his top five Scottish Novels:

  1. The Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg
  2. The Driver’s Seat by Muriel Spark
  3. The...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR
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Derek Mahon

Derek Mahon (1941-2020)

Everything Is Going To Be All Right

How should I not be glad to contemplate
the clouds clearing beyond the dormer...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR
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BOOKMARK Book of the Year Award 2020 - Update

And the winner is the terrific Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce. It ticks all the criteria for the award: engrossing, thought-provoking, original, and offering book...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR
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BOOKMARK News - Graeme Macrae Burnet - latest novel

Independent publisher Saraband has won a five-way auction to publish Graeme Macrae Burnet’s new novel, Case Study.  This will be the fourth of Burnet’s novels to...

by Saraband
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Weighted by Christine Findlay

Christine Findlay, BOOKMARK Hon President and author, better known for her Colonel's Collection of short stories for children, has just received a 'Highly Commended' award...

by Christine Findlay
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A message from Gerda Stevenson

A message from Gerda on hearing BOOKMARK 2020 has been cancelled:

So sorry to hear about the cancellation of BOOKMARK 2020 - look forward...

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Poems for our time by local poet, Jim Mackintosh

THREE WORDS

There is nothing to add to your virtual embrace
As I gaze empty at daffodils innocent of time
Then out of the solemn sky the softest...

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MESSAGE FROM GAIL WYLIE, BOOKMARK CHAIR

Thought you might be interested in the following link:

Explore the list of 100 Novels That Shaped Our World

The BBC...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR