Edinburgh is a city of readers, writers, and book lovers. Explore our city, our literary heritage, and our literary nooks and crannies.

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Books

Love the city? These classics reflect the light and darkness of Edinburgh; get stuck in. Read more
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Bookshops

Edinburgh has a range of bookshops. Some are big, some are roughly the size of a thimble. We love them all. Read more
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Our Literary Story

Edinburgh has an amazing literary legacy as a hotbed of genius. Get the full literary story here. Read more