Category: Book Life

‘The Fourth Bonniest Baby in Dundee’ by Michelle Sloan & Kasia Matyjaszek

Michelle Sloan’s new found love for writing kids’ stories and Kasia Matyjaszek’s brilliant colourful portrayal of Dundee combine...

‘The Witch’s List’ by Andrew Cairns

Andrew Cairns is a Dundonian now living in the suburbs of Paris. A visit to the Ivory Coast in 1999, and the experiences and stories he...

Book Life with Lorraine Wilson

Born and bred in Dundee, where her mum worked in the jute mills and her dad in various factories, Lorraine has never stopped facing...

Broughty Ferry

Brian King – ‘Broughty Ferry Through Time’

Did you know there was once a windmill next to Broughty Ferry Castle? Did you know Broughty Ferry Castle lay in ruins for centuries, with...

Stuart McHardy

Book Life with Stuart McHardy

Brought up in Dundee’s Kirkton council estate, and now based in Edinburgh lecturing Scottish history, folklore and literature for the...

Sandra Savage

Book Life with Sandra Savage

City Life was recently given the opportunity to meet one of Dundee’s newest novelists at the wee café inside Dundee’s Verdant Works...

Bonnie Dundee

‘Bonnie Dundee’ with Andrew Murray Scott

“I have been writing since my teens and always planned to be a writer” Bonnie Dundee, one of the most compelling and romantic...

Murder in Samarkand

‘Murder in Samarkand’ by Craig Murray

“Craig Murray has been a deep embarrassment to the entire foreign office” – Jack Straw Not the best quote to start a book...

Billy Kay at a Book Reading

The Scottish World with Billy Kay

“For we hae faith in Scotland’s pouers, the present’s theirs but aw the past an future’s oors.”...