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SilverSmith

by Neil Drysdale

Walter has football running through his veins. What he has achieved is remarkable and I have huge respect for him' - Sir Alex Ferguson 'A timely and sympathetic portrait of the veteran boss' - BBC Sportsound...


Tom Morris of St Andrews

by David Malcolm

This is the first biography in over 100 years of the great Tom Morris of St Andrews, who presided over one of the most illustrious periods in the history of golf, who - more than anyone before or since in any...


Confessions of a Highland Hero

by Steve Paterson & Frank Gilfeather

A marvellous book' - Graham Spiers, The Times 'Like the teams Steve Paterson put on the park, this book is direct, colourful and entertaining' - The Scotsman Steve Paterson was set for fame and stardom with...


In Colours Green and White

by John Campbell

In Colours Green and White is the second volume in John Campbell's fascinating post-war history of Hibernian Football Club, which continues to relive the club's past with a game-by-game and goal-by-goal account...


The Toon

by Roger Hutchinson

This is the full, unofficial and uncensored story of one of the greatest football clubs in the world. It brings to life the sensational early successes of the great Anglo-Scottish team before the First World...


Reports from Beyond

by Patrick Richardson

This book gives a short glimpse into the author's colourful and adventurous life and beautifully describes his unusual journeys to remote and fascinating cultures. Its 384 pages include 14 handsome maps and...


Life Cycle

by Gary Sutherland

A casual conversation between Gary Sutherland and his brother Stewart about going on a bike ride leads to an extraordinary trip in which they travel the length and breadth of Scotland. In order to recapture...


Hell of a Journey

by Mike Cawthorne

Hell of a Journey' describes what is arguably the last great journey to be undertaken in Britain: the entire Scottish Highlands on foot in one winter. On one level it is a vivid and evocative account of a remarkable...


When George Came to Edinburgh

by John Neil Munro

Played 24, won 10, lost 10 and drawn four. Three goals, three benders, one suspension and one sacking. This is the inside story of what happened when the world's most famous footballer joined the tenth best...


How to be a Cyclist

by John Deering & Phil Ashley

In what could be the most middle-class uprising in history, a million middle-aged-men-in-Lycra are taking to the streets of Britain. How to be a Cyclist has been created with love, affection and understanding...


Va Va Froome

by David Sharp

On 22 July 2012 Chris Froome made history as the first African-born cyclist to stand on the podium at the Tour de France. Ten days later at the London Olympic Games he won a bronze medal in the time trial for...


Fighting Spirit

by Fernando Ricksen & Vincent de Vries

Fernando Ricksen is a fighter. As a footballer, he carved out a fearsome reputation for Rangers, Zenit St Petersburg and the Netherlands. Throughout his time at Ibrox, his aggressive approach won him hero status...


Jewel in the Glen

by Ed Hodge & Jack Nicklaus

I have always thought Gleneagles is one of the greatest places in the world to play golf' - Jack Nicklaus The Ryder Cup is coming home to where it all began; the 40th staging of golf's showpiece event is returning...


The Promised Land

by Daniel Harris

In 1998-99, Manchester United won the Premier League, the FA Cup and Champions League - the only team to accomplish such a feat in fifty-five years of trying. Whether that makes it the finest of all time is...


Behind the Rose

by Stephen Jones & Nick Cain

This is a complete history of the England rugby union team – told by men who have donned the white shirt with its iconic red rose. Based on a combination of painstaking research into the early years of the...


The Road to Lisbon

by Martin Greig & Charles McGarry

We did it by playing football. Pure, beautiful, inventive football. May 1967: The summer of love. Anything seems possible. Sex, drugs, rock ‘n’ roll... and football. Celtic FC’s home-grown team...


White Gold

by Peter Burns

White Gold is a study of how and why England, the biggest and wealthiest rugby country on the planet, never dominated the game it invented on a global scale – until Clive Woodward took charge from 1997...


Rowing After the White Whale

by James Adair

Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut' - Ernest Hemingway Over a boozy Sunday lunch, flatmates James Adair and Ben Stenning made a promise to row across the...


Behind the Lions

by Stephen Jones, Tom English, Nick Cain & David Barnes

This new edition will include stories, anecdotes, interviews and images from the 2013 Lions tour, the controversial and hugely exciting Test series that witnessed the Lions greatest triumph for 16 years. For...