Edinburgh 12

Edinburgh Episode 12 More Edinburgh Writers

Beyond the big 3

‘It’s impossible to live in Edinburgh without sensing its literary heritage everywhere’ said J K Rowling and that’s why we need a second episode on Edinburgh writers. We bring you the 15th century William Dunbar, writing ‘The Thistle and the Rose’ for the wedding of James IV and Margaret Tudor; and Ian Rankin, who says each of his novels is ‘another piece of the jigsaw that is modern Scotland’; and everyone in between.

Reading:

Book Lovers’ Edinburgh by Allan Foster

Useful links:

https://www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/venue/writers-museum

https://edinburgh.org