Sandstone Press is a publisher of books. Based in the Highlands of Scotland the company established its reputation in adult literacy with the Sandstone Vista Series. Its non-fiction list has collected many nominations and short-listings for national literary awards. The company is characterised by high editorial standards, internationalism, and a strong engagement with the contemporary world using modern methods.
FICKLE MAN: Robert Burns in the 21st Century. Editors: Johnny Rodger & Gerard Carruthers. 21st century Burns scholarship is making some unexpected and exciting discoveries about the poet and his work. Robert Burns has also become an inspiration for a new generation of artists - not only poets and literary artists, but visual and installation artists, sculptors, and architects.
CAIRNGORM JOHN: A Life in Mountain Rescue by John Allen.
AT THE EDGE: Walking the Atlantic Coast of Ireland and Scotland by Joseph Murphy will be going to the printer soon. This is a fantastic book, relevant to our age and the forthcoming decades like few others.
A BEND IN THE NILE: My Life in Nubia and Other Places by Chris McIvor. In this absorbing account Chris McIvor discovers Africa, finds love – and loses it – travels through the desert, along the Nile, and finally visits the war-locked region of Chad . Often in danger, and reliant on the kindness of strangers, he comes to love the wide territory known as Nubia and takes the first steps of his life’s work in overseas aid.
BETWEEN WEATHERS: Travels in 21 st Century Shetland by Ron McMillan. The Shetland Islands sit where the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea meet, closer to the Arctic Circle than to London. Over the centuries they have been a vital staging post for Vikings, Hanseatic traders and merchant sailors from faraway lands. Yet somehow, the same islands remain ‘off the map’ of British consciousness.
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