Polly Pullar, naturalist and photographer visits Atkinson-Pryce Books to share the remarkable story of wild pine martens who frequent a garden in Ardnamurchan. In “A Richness of Martens”, natural history coupled with Pullar’s own wildlife experiences, result in a fascinating glimpse of a much misunderstood animal and a passionate portrait of one of Scotland’s richest habitats.
The peatlands of the Outer Hebrides are half land, half water and from time immemorial they have been places of seasonal human habitation. In this fascinating book Robin A. Crawford explores the peatlands over the course of the year, describing the seasonal processing of peat as fuel and revealing one of the key rhythms of island life. It is also an exploration of the wildlife, folklore, history and culture associated with these lonely, watery places.
An evening of fine music and words with musicians Aidan O’Rourke, Kit Downes and former Brownsbank fellow, author James Robertson. Brownsbank Cottage at Candymill was the home of poet Hugh MacDiarmid, a significant Scottish cultural figure of the 20th Century. All profits from this event will go to securing MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank for present and future generations.
Atkinson-Pryce Books celebrates the 50th anniversary of Judith Kerr’s “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and the recently published Scottish edition “The Teeger That Cam for His Tea” with a Tiger Tea Party. Come along for some tiger fun! All tigers welcome.Young children to be accompanied by an adult. ..
Atkinson-Pryce Books hosts an evening with the queen of crime-writing Val McDermid at Biggar Library celebrating publication of her latest gripping novel “Broken Ground: a Karen Pirie Thriller”. Sorry but the on line allocation of tickets is now sold out. A small number of tickets will be available from Atkinson Pryce Bookshop from 6th October onwards...