The University’s mission is to ‘discover, develop and share knowledge’. Edit highlights a few of our alumni authors doing just that.
The latest historical novel from this prolific author tells the stories of three close friends – Margaret Tudor, Mary Tudor and Katherine of Aragon, who became the queens of England, Scotland and France. A story of envy, loss and sisterhood.
A selection of contemporary poetry and prose inspired by Scotland’s capital. Including works by more than 70 writers and spanning 200 pages, the collection explores both the famous landmarks and hidden gems of Edinburgh.
Losing his twin at birth, surviving a dog attack, being chased by gangsters… Jimmy overcomes one challenge after another in this story of growing up and falling in love in Ireland.
This is the first comprehensive study of Albert Einstein’s politics, covering his opinions and campaigns on pacifism, Zionism, control of nuclear weapons, world government, freedom and racial equality. Here he is viewed alongside a selection of global intellectuals, including Gandhi, HG Wells and Thomas Mann.
First released in 2001, and the inspiration for a movie blockbuster, this updated 2017 edition is an essential companion to the Harry Potter stories. It offers a new foreword by the author and the introduction of six new beasts.
Bringing together established academics and award-winning comic book writers and illustrators, ‘Portraits of Violence’ illustrates the most compelling ideas and episodes in the critique of violence. Michel Foucault, Susan Sontag, Noam Chomsky and Judith Butler are among those who tell their story in this innovative graphic title.
In the 21st instalment in the Inspector Rebus series, the death of Maria Turquand, murdered in her hotel room 40 years ago, remains unsolved. Meanwhile, Edinburgh’s underworld has a new king, but will ‘Big Ger’ Cafferty reclaim his throne in this tale of corruption and rivalry?
The 11th book in the series about the lives of the eccentric city dwellers of a nook of Edinburgh’s New Town. This latest instalment about 44 Scotland Street sees Bertie trying to escape his overbearing mother.
To discover more alumni authors or to contribute your own book, visit our online bookshelf on the Alumni Services website.