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.
Evie is a near-perfect bioengineered human. In a broken-down future England where her kind has been outlawed, her 'husband' Matthew keeps her hidden. When her existence is revealed, she must take her chances on the dark and hostile streets.
Queer. Muslim. Arab American. A proudly Fat woman. Randa Jarrar is all these things. In this provocative memoir of a cross-country road trip, she explores how to claim joy in an unravelling and hostile world.
The police want to know what she saw. Doreen doesn't want to tell them - or anyone. With one rogue police officer in pursuit, and life becoming more bizarre by the day, Doreen is caught up in a surreal game of cat and mouse.
Hamish Brown has been an outdoorsman for more than sixty years. In Walking the Song, he presents not an autobiography or some overview of life, but a very personal record of his many journeys and interests from his 'dancing days of spring' to his present, very active, later life.
Stavern 1983: Christmas is approaching and a young ambitious policeman named William Wisting has just become the father of twins. Forgotten in a dilapidated barn stands a bullet riddled old car, and it looks as if the driver did not get out alive.
In the final days of the British Raj a young Hindu woman, Asha, is deeply in love with Firoze, a Muslim, but with Partition she and her family must flee. In 1998, the newly widowed Asha travels to New York to visit her granddaughter, who is to marry a Pakistani Muslim called Hussain and learns that his grand-uncle is Firoze.
The world is a dangerous place. People live in domed cities, walls keep nature out, everything is civilised. Step into a word museum, plug into a simulation, experience being anything, anywhere, anytime...
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