At the beginning of this year I had the pleasure of reading With or Without Angels by Douglas Bruton, a delightful, unique book of insight and compassion. It remains one of my books of the year. Now, we are delighted to announce that we will be publishing Douglas’ next novel, Hope Never Knew Horizon, inContinue reading “Taproot announce lead literary fiction title of 2024”
We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have signed a contract with author Rodge Glass to publish his memoir, Joshua in the Sky, in the Summer 2024. Rodge is the author of eight books including his biography Alasdair Gray: A Secretary’s Biography (Bloomsbury), which won the Somerset Maugham Award for Non-Fiction. His most recent book is MichelContinue reading “Taproot Press signs remarkable memoir by Rodge Glass”
‘The obvious difference between living in the Isle of Lewis and locations like Russia, Poland, Ukraine and Belarus is the thickness of the landscape in which people existed both now and in the past. Yet strangely enough, it might have been exactly that – the contrast between the narrowness of the strip of land onContinue reading “Red Star Over Hebrides: Cover Reveal and Pre-Orders”
Following our open call for submissions in July, it is with real pleasure that we can now announce our first title of 2023. Red Star Over Hebrides is the latest book by prize-winning writer Donald S. Murray, author of As the Women Lay Dreaming and In a Veil of Mist, and reasserts him as oneContinue reading “Taproot Press sign latest book by award-winning author Donald S. Murray”
September 14 2022 sees the voice of Isobel Wylie Hutchison return to print in Peak Beyond Peak. Pre-order now.
Watch the exclusive cover reveal for David Cameron’s Femke and listen to an excerpt from the novel.
Does your hand shake/today, Vladimir,/as you lift the cup/to your mouth,/when they tell you/thousands upon thousands have died/at your command/on the nineteenth day of the war. Odveig Klyve, translated from Norwegian by Kenneth Steven On March 14 2022, Norwegian poet Odveig Klyve posted a powerful, spontaneous poem on her personal Facebook page condemning Vladimir PutinContinue reading “Skjelv Du På Handa, Vladimir? / Does Your Hand Shake, Vladimir?”
We are absolutely delighted to announce that our first fiction title of 2022 will be Femke by David Cameron, a Glasgow-born poet and novelist and winner of the 2014 Hennessy Literary Award. An author of poetry, non-fiction and fiction, this is his third novel and first since 2019’s Prendergast’s Fall. This manuscript came to usContinue reading “Books of 2022: Femke by David Cameron”