Scottish Poetry Library
Books about poetry and poets; essays, biographies, criticism and commentary
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We cannot understand the phenomenon of remembering without invoking its opposite, forgetting.
An indispensable guide to both the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of poetic craft in the 21st century, and essential writing-desk companion for poets at all stages.
Follow Chris McCabe into the nocturnal world of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in search of the lost and forgotten poets of the East End.
How does a government steal a child and then imprison him? How does it keep it a secret? This story is how.
In this poignant and personal reevaluation of his life as a reader, the author illuminates the highly personal art of reading and affirms the vital role of public libraries.
A celebration of reading, of libraries, and of the mysterious human desire to give order to the universe.
A beautiful, collectable gift edition of the masterpiece of Scottish nature writing. Introduced by Robert Macfarlane and with an afterword by Jeanette Winterson.
A condensed bilingual dictionary based on Angus Watson’s best-selling Gaelic/English dictionary.
The reissued autobiography of one of Scotland’s most distinguished writers.
A range of leading international scholars provide the reader with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the extraordinary richness and diversity of Scotland’s poetry.
A twenty-first century guide to writing poetry well by Jo Bell and Jane Commane.
A biography of Nan Shepherd by Charlotte Peacock..