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50 Best Scottish Books of the Last 50 Years

In anticipation of Book Week Scotland 2013, literary critic Stuart Kelly and staff at Scottish Book Trust have compiled a list of the top 50 Scottish books of the last 50 years. See if you agree with the selection and vote for your favourite though you may have to do some reading beforehand. See the list at –

Which would be your choice?

Visit again to see which book I decide to vote for.

Author: Jingsandthings

Over the years Dorothy Bruce has enjoyed the highs and lows of political campaigning. She revelled in her involvement with the restoration of a Victorian pier on the west coast of Scotland; the running of an annual walking and arts festival; curating an exhibition on Alexander Reid, Glasgow art dealer and friend of Vincent van Gogh; the organisation of a one-off literary award commemorating writer Robin Jenkins; and the challenges of involvement with a multi-agency destination development project. She writes short stories, has savoured tastebud-tantalising and insipid food for restaurant reviews, and was fascinated by the process of having one of her plays See them rats brought to life in performances that toured the Scottish Borders in late 2012 as part of a double bill. Dorothy writes a regular blog, illustrated by her own photographs, at -

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