Days Like This

Days Like This


A Portrait of Scotland Through the Extraordinary Stories of Its People

Scottish Book Trust

ISBN: 9781906307974

Binding: paperback

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Days Like This is an anthology of selected true stories showcasing the ordinary genius of Scotland's people. The book also features stories by celebrity curators Irvine Welsh, Roddy Woomble, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Siobhan Redmond, Jamie Andrew, and Evelyn Glennie. The stories are the result of a project run by Scottish Book Trust in partnership with BBC Radio Scotland, which gave people across Scotland the chance to write about a special day in their life. The project gathered hundreds of extraordinary tales, from born-and-bred Scots to newly-arrived immigrants with the best ones broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland.

Authors of the stories come from all over Scotland and represent a wide mix of gender, age and cultures. Celebrity curators include Irvine Welsh, author of 'Trainspotting'; Roddy Woomble, Idlewild's frontman and lead singer; Hardeep Singh Kohli, writer and chef; actress Siobhan Redmond; mountaineer Jamie Andrew; and musician Evelyn Glennie.