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    Sandstone Press

    Sandstone Press is an independent publisher based in Scotland, with an international outlook. We aim to publish thoughtful, intelligent and emotionally engaging narratives, both fiction and non-fiction, from unique voices, which engage strongly with the contemporary world.

    Award-winning literature from an award winning publisher Sandstone Press was selected as Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the year in 2014 and 2019, the first company to win the award twice, Nibbies Small Press of the Year in 2019, and short listed as IPG Trade Independent Publisher of the Year in 2020.

    Sandstone Press employees and authors have won or been listed for many prizes including Saltire Society Emerging Publisher of the Year, the International Booker and Booker Prizes.

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    The Restless Wave: My Two Lives with John Bellany

    Helen Bellany, twice married to the artist John Bellany, recalls their lives together in Scotland, London, and Italy, John's rise from poverty and obscurity to worldwide recognition, and the human cost inherent in creating great art.

    The Round: In Bob Graham's Footsteps

    The Round is not only a history of the Bob Graham Round, but also an exploration of the what, why and how of this classic fell endurance challenge.

    The Secret Life of the Otter

    A book of photographs of the otter with accompanying text.

    The Seed Beneath the Snow: Remembering George Mackay Brown

    This tender and personal memoir by the poet Joanna Ramsey of George Mackay Brown gives an account of some aspects of the last eight years of his life in Stromness, Orkney, and of the friendship between them.

    The Silent Death

    Berlin 1930. Sound film is conquering the big screen, leaving many by the wayside: producers, cinema owners - and silent film stars. Investigating the violent on-set death of actress Betty Winter, Inspector Gereon Rath encounters the dark side of glamour and an industry in turmoil.

    The Spice Box Letters

    Journalist Melina Knight longs to know why her grandmother, Mariam, so rarely speaks about her family and childhood. When Mariam dies suddenly, she inherits her grandmother's journal and handwritten letters stashed in a wooden spice box, cryptic treasures written in Armenian, Mariam's mother tongue.

    The Starlings of Bucharest

    Ted arrives in Bucharest to interview a renowned film director, but suspects the man he sees is an imposter. His guide, Vasile, has involved him in a story about a missing girl while he's in Moscow at the 1975 International Film Festival. As the mystery deepens, Ted finds himself asked to do more than a few dubious favours.

    The Stillman

    Jim Drever is a man apart, his closest relationship with the machinery he monitors in the distillery where he's worked for twenty years. He treats everything else with bleakly humorous contempt.

    The Sunlit Summit: The Life of W. H. Hurray

    William Hutchison Murray (1913 - 1996) was one of Scotland's most distinguished climbers in the years before and after the Second World War. He became a writer of non-fiction, novelist, distinguished conservationist.

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