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Residents' memories transformed into art

Residents' memories transformed into art | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Residents of a Stockbridge care home recently got the chance to see their memories brought to life in a book created by an exhibited artist. Astrid Jaekel, originally from Ireland, compiled the boo...
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Edinburgh has seduced the mind of many a writer with its mysteries, the romance, history, and the people.
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Nimble-fingered knitter covers entire tram stop in Edinburgh in a bizarre blanket protest against controversial scheme

Nimble-fingered knitter covers entire tram stop in Edinburgh in a bizarre blanket protest against controversial scheme | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
BENCHES and a tram ticketing machine at the West End Princes Street stop were covered with the knitted creations emblazoned with protest slogans.

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The secret history of Edinburgh's hospitals

The secret history of Edinburgh's hospitals | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
New on Our Town Stories, the remarkable story of Edinburgh's hospitals. Discover the link between Sherlock Holmes and the Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children, the story of the world's first bionic...

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Edinburgh Reads - Google Maps

Edinburgh Reads - Google Maps | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
View maps and find local businesses on the web.
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World Book Night 2014 at Blackwell's

World Book Night 2014 at Blackwell's | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Related content: Edinburgh celebrates World Book Night 2014 World Book Night in Edinburgh Books – Joan Rowe’s second book Duty Local Book makes literary Prize Final Former Lothian and Borders’ detective launches debut novel
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Lost Edinburgh: Zeppelin Air Raid of 1916

Lost Edinburgh: Zeppelin Air Raid of 1916 | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
ON 2 April 1916, citizens of Edinburgh and Leith were sent into a state of panic as news filtered through that Zeppelins had been sighted above the east coast of Scotland.
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Pop-up festival to take over vaults

Pop-up festival to take over vaults | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
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Former Lothian and Borders' detective launches debut novel

Former Lothian and Borders' detective launches debut novel | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Related content: The Favourite Scottish Novel is Revealed Beacons From Bards: Stories on Climate Change Blind novelist Gordon Anthony at McDonald Road Library Special screening of Skyfall to promote Glencoe Robert Burns – Address to Edinburgh
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TradFest

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Online exhibition tells the story of the Usher Hall

Online exhibition tells the story of the Usher Hall | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Our new online exhibition tells the story of Edinburgh’s landmark concert venue. In 1896, Andrew Usher, a member of the distilling and brewing family with a passion for music, gifted £100,000 to th...

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D'oh! Raw dough dumped by pizza restaurant bursts out recycling bin

D'oh! Raw dough dumped by pizza restaurant bursts out recycling bin | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Papa John's fined after unwanted pizza base mixture burst out of bin on Leith Walk in Edinburgh.
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Literary Tourism: A Book Lover’s Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland - BOOK RIOT

Literary Tourism: A Book Lover’s Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland - BOOK RIOT | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
For such a famously reserved city, Edinburgh has no qualms when it comes to boasting about its impact upon literature. And rightly so.
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Edinburgh’s Kate Atkinson wins Costa book prize

Edinburgh’s Kate Atkinson wins Costa book prize | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
EDINBURGH author Kate Atkinson has claimed one of Britain’s top literary awards - almost two decades after her debut novel shot her to fame.
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Good to see what looks like a SF book win a mainstream prize.

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Lost Edinburgh: John Menzies & Co

Lost Edinburgh: John Menzies & Co | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
THE STORY of how a small Edinburgh bookselling business survived, thrived and evolved to become a dominant force on airport runways around the globe.
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Garage owner fakes Google 'murder'

Garage owner fakes Google 'murder' | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
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Brilliant. I saw the Google car on Saturday; wish I'd been as quick thinking as these 2.

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Folding Corners

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A Round Up Of The Literary Scene In Edinburgh And Around Scotland.
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I like this site, it's a pleasure to mooch about in it, like a good bookshop.

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Dream Team Create Graphic Vision of Scotland’s Future | News | Edinburgh International Book Festival

Dream Team Create Graphic Vision of Scotland’s Future | News | Edinburgh International Book Festival | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Dream Team Create Graphic Vision of Scotland’s Future
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World Book Night in Edinburgh

World Book Night in Edinburgh | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Related content: Local Book makes literary Prize Final Edinburgh’s train robbery link Robert Burns – Address to Edinburgh Edinburgh Makar launches Ghost Moon Copies of WWI literary magazine donated to Edinburgh Napier University
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Rare signed first edition Ian Rankin book for sale

Rare signed first edition Ian Rankin book for sale | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A RARE signed first edition of crime writer Ian Rankin’s first published novel is expected to make a killing at auction this week.
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App helps track scenes from books

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Lost Edinburgh: The Arthur’s Seat coffins

Lost Edinburgh: The Arthur’s Seat coffins | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
TWO CENTURIES ago, seventeen concealed miniature coffins were discovered in a cave on Arthur’s Seat. To this day their exact origin and purpose remain shrouded in mystery.
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Note to Scotsman: I think you mean 'hoard' not 'horde'

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Arts hub to put home of Scots literature on map

Arts hub to put home of Scots literature on map | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A LARGE swathe of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile would be closed to traffic and turned into an arts hub under plans to help revive the fortunes of the famous ­thoroughfare.
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Palimpsest: an Edinburgh Literary Cityscape | News |

Palimpsest: an Edinburgh Literary Cityscape | News | | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
The Department of English & Scottish Literature’s Professor James Loxley has been awarded an AHRC grant for his project Palimpsest: an Edinburgh Literary Cityscape.
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Five things you need to know today

Five things you need to know today | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
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Whisky Galore! bottle sold for £1,300 at auction

Whisky Galore! bottle sold for £1,300 at auction | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A bottle of whisky salvaged from the shipwreck that inspired the book and film Whisky Galore! was sold for £1,300 at auction last night.
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Momentum grows behind Edinburgh school library fight | The Bookseller

Momentum grows behind Edinburgh school library fight | The Bookseller | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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