Ranging across three centuries and much of the world, Farstraers takes us on a journey into the lives of the Orcadians who found themselves at a distance from, or out of step with, the archipelago they called home. By Jocelyn Rendall. Paperback.
By George Mackay Brown. First published in 1969, An Orkney Tapestry, George Mackay Brown's seminal work, is a unique look at Orkney through the eye of a poet. A new edition published to celebrate 50 years since its first publication and also the George Mackay Brown centenary in 2021.
The Shapinsay Dancing Affair. The vivid tale of a pivotal moment in Orkney's age of improvement: when David Balfour, the new laird of Shapinsay in 1846, contested the elders of the island's Secession Churches decision to discipline their flock for participating in the 'sinful' dance he gave. By Paul J. Sutherland. Paperback.