Books by Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited

    How to be a Cyclist

    By John Deering

    Paperback £7.85

    Cycling has never been more popular. The nation swoons at the feet of Sir Bradley, while Queen Victoria Pendleton's feet twinkle across our Strictly television screens. This book is a humorous, one-of-a-kind gift book, ideal for the M.A.M.I.L. in your family, featuring stunning, inspirational photography by Phil Ashley

    Raising the Dead

    By Andy Dougan

    Paperback £8.45

    Presents the story of the science of galvanism - named after the Italian scientist Luigi Galvini who had conducted the original experiments - a movement that investigated the theory of 'animal electricity', a unifying vital spirit that animates us all, its leaders believing that they stood on the brink of...

    Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul

    By Stuart Cosgrove

    Hardback £12.65

    The second book in Stuart Cosgrove's vibrant trilogy of American soul music, told through the prism of social and civil upheaval

    Escape to Ikaria

    By Nick Perry

    Paperback £8.45

    The follow up to the acclaimed Peaks and Troughs

    Whiskies Galore

    By Ian Buxton

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    New title from Britain's foremost writer on spirits, author of the number 1 bestselling drinks title on Amazon in Christmas 2016

    One Last Dram Before Midnight

    By Denzil Meyrick

    Paperback £7.85

    A collection of short stories and novellas featuring the bestselling D.C.I. Daley

    Moscow Calling

    By Angus Roxburgh

    Hardback £13.25

    A personal and revealing perspective of Russia by the acclaimed former BBC and Sunday Times Moscow correspondent.

    Storm in the Desert

    By Mark Muller Stuart

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    The inside story of Britain's foreign intervention in Libya and the Arab Spring

    Walking With Cattle

    By Terry J. Williams

    Paperback £7.25

    A skilful weave of travel writing, first-hand interviews and archival research which presents a fascinating picture of a heritage now on the verge of living memory

    Dear Alfonso

    By Mary Contini

    Hardback £13.25

    The third in Mary Contini's acclaimed series of books about her Scottish-Italian family, this is a heart-warming celebration of life and living, illustrated with archive family images and packed with anecdote, humour and history

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