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From the Bookshop – Scottish Review of Books

From the Bookshop

New Bookshops to look forward to in 2019

January 20, 2019

As the book trade continues to face difficult times it appears that Scotland has something to celebrate. A new and fiercely independent LGBT shop opened in Glasgow towards the end of 2018 – Category is Books in Allison Street – and more new independent and chain openings are rumoured and planned...

Scotland’s Bookshops- Tackle & Books, Tobermory

September 14, 2018
by SRB

The Scottish Review of Books chats to Duncan Swinbanks from Tackle and Books in Tobermory about Tintin, sleepy cats and Scotland's newest book festival.

Scotland’s Bookshops- Atkinson-Pryce, Biggar

July 18, 2018
by SRB

Scottish Review of Books in conversation with Millie McCosh-Thomson, bookseller at Atkinson-Pryce, Biggar.

Scotland’s Bookshops – Topping Books, St Andrews

February 5, 2018

Scottish Review of Books in conversation with a bookseller—Duncan Furness, Topping & Company, St Andrews

Scotland’s Bookshops – The Watermill, Aberfeldy

November 18, 2017

Tell us the story of your shop Moving to Aberfeldy in Perthshire 14 years ago, we found a semi-derelict grade-A mill building. Six months of building work later, The Watermill Bookshop, Café & Gallery was opened by Michael Palin. Since then we have had fantastic support from our local customers...

Scotland’s Bookshops – Citadel Books, Edinburgh

October 7, 2017
by Anna Marshall

In celebration of Bookshop Day 2017 SRB talks to author Alan Spence about Scotland's newest bookshop.

Scotland’s Bookshops – The Highland Bookshop

July 1, 2017

UPDATE The Highland Bookshop in Fort William is now open. The Highland Bookshop in Fort William is still a work in progress and will open its doors for the first time on 14 July 2017. Here co-owner Kevin Ramage tells the story of the new shop: I thought the Watermill Bookshop in Aberfeldy kept me plenty...

Scotland’s Bookshops – The Nairn Bookshop

March 2, 2017

The Nairn Bookshop is located in the small sea-side town of Nairn on the Moray Firth. It was established in 1988. At the beginning of November 2015 we moved across the road to larger premises which has proved to be very successful. The larger floor area has allowed us to offer an increased selection...

Scotland’s Bookshops – Yeadon’s Books

January 23, 2017

Yeadon’s of Elgin is about to celebrate its 130th birthday. It is Scotland’s oldest continuously trading bookshop.

Scotland’s Bookshops – The Shetland Times Bookshop

December 5, 2016
by Karen Baxter

Every month we aim to publish a Q&A with a bookseller from one of our favourite bookshops in Scotland. This is the first of these columns and comes from Scotland's most northerly bookshop (we think), The Shetland Times Bookshop.