Putin's Chair

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Last week I sat in Vladimir Putin's chair.

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Giving poems a new life

The rarest of occurrences from the Ardnamurchan peninsula – a blog from Scotland’s most reserved novelist and poet, Dominic Cooper.

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Spotting Inspector Gloria in Oslo

Author of the Inspector Gloria crime series, Joe Glackin, describes the experience of seeing a stranger with one of his books for the first time.

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Bright Coast, Long Shadows by Bryan Angus

 
Bright Coast, Long Shadows is the new book from artists Bryan Angus, whose work has featured on the covers or several Thirsty Books' recent productions.
 

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Invisible Children: being young in Inspector Gloria's Liberia - Event on 22nd October

 
On Thursday 22nd October, Joseph Glackin, author of A Lone Star Weeps and In Freedom's Shadow, will give a talk on the experience of being young in Inspector Gloria’s Liberia.
 
Joe worked twelve years in the West African country of Liberia at the height of its infamous civil war where, as a priest, he worked directly with child soldiers, street children and other victims of a disintegrating society.

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Launch of Exploring Raasay by Nick Fairweather

 

The launch of Exploring Raasay on the island on Friday 17th July was a reminder of how rewarding publishing can be – when a book really connects with its readership.

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Exploring Raasay by Nick Fairweather

 

Yes, the work of a busy publisher is never done, especially when it comes to such a colourful and varied book as this.  Normally used to printing poetry and novels, Thirsty Books is pleased to be branching out into more adventurous styles - such as this new walking guide.

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