A-Z of Books that changed the world



Harry Potter by J.K Rowling is the best-selling children’s book series in history.

The series consists of seven books about a... Read more


The Sherlock Holmes series by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was hugely influenced by his medical education in Edinburgh, and has provided a template for e... Read more


The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was released in 1912 and tells the story of a scientific expedition to South America where dinosa... Read more

Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting is a grim exploration of the urban, chemical generation of the working class youth of Edinburgh in the ... Read more