The List 100 Best Scottish Books

Given by Scottish Book Trust

100 Works 414,056 Books 7,161 Reviews 4.1
The Scottish Book Trust worked with The List and Orange to publish 100 Best Scottish Books Of All Time - which was published on World Book Day 2005. (List and articles)
Year Awarded:
2005
Work
Behind the Scenes at the Museum (1995) by Kate Atkinson
The Coral Island (1857) by R.M. Ballantyne
The Wasp Factory (1984) by Iain Banks
The Lighthouse Stevensons: The Extraordinary Story of the Building of the Scottish Lighthouses by the Ancestors of Robert Louis Stevenson (1999) by Bella Bathurst
Jericho Sleeps Alone (1964) by Chaim Bermant
The New Testament in Scots (1983) by Bible author
The Shipbuilders (1936) by George Blake
The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) by James Boswell
A Sense of Freedom (1977) by Jimmy Boyle
One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night (1999) by Christopher Brookmyre
The House with the Green Shutters (1901) by George Douglas Brown
Greenvoe (1972) by George Mackay Brown
The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) by John Buchan
Living Nowhere (2003) by John Burnside
The Sound of My Voice (1987) by Ron Butlin
An Oidhche Mus Do Sheol Sinn: The Night Before We Sailed (2003) by Angus Peter Campbell
Sartor Resartus (1836) by Thomas Carlyle
Open the Door! (1920) by Catherine Carswell
Heart of Darkness (1899) by Joseph Conrad
Consider the Lilies (1968) by Iain Crichton Smith
The Citadel (1937) by A. J. Cronin
Scar Culture (1999) by Toni Davidson
Confessions of an English Opium Eater (1821) by Thomas De Quincey
Me and Ma Gal (1995) by Des Dillon
Buddha Da (2003) by Anne Donovan
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902) by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Game of Kings (1961) by Dorothy Dunnett
The Sea Road (2000) by Margaret Elphinstone
Under the Skin (2004) by Michel Faber
Madame Doubtfire (1987) by Anne Fine
But N Ben A-Go-Go (2000) by Matthew Fitt
From Russia with Love (1957) by Ian Fleming
The Lantern Bearers (1743) by Ronald Frame
The Golden Bough (1890) by James George Frazer
Mr. Alfred M.A. (Canongate Classic 8) (1987) by George Friel
The Trick is to Keep Breathing (1989) by Janice Galloway
Annals of the Parish (1821) by John Galt
Sunset Song (1932) by Lewis Grassic Gibbon
The Wind in the Willows (1908) by Kenneth Grahame
Lanark (1981) by Alasdair Gray
Electric Brae (1992) by Andrew Greig
The Silver Darlings (1941) by Neil Miller Gunn
The Dear Green Place (1966) by Archie Hind
Born Free (1999) by Laura Hird
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824) by James Hogg
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748) by David Hume
Flemington and Tales from Angus (Canongate Classics) (1998) by Violet Jacob
A Day at the Office (Fiction series) (1991) by Robert Alan Jamieson
The Cone-Gatherers (1955) by Robin Jenkins
Trumpet (1998) by Jackie Kay
A Disaffection (1989) by James Kelman
Tunes of Glory (1962) by James Kennaway
Paradise (2004) by A. L. Kennedy
The White Bird Passes (1958) by Jessie Kesson
The Holy Bible: King James Version (KJV) (1400) by King James Version
A Concussed History of Scotland (General) (1990) by Frank Kuppner
The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness (1960) by R. D. Laing
A Voyage to Arcturus (1920) by David Lindsay
Brond (1983) by Frederic Lindsay
Adam Blair (1822) by John Gibson Lockhart
Lilith (1895) by George MacDonald
Children of the Dead End (1972) by Patrick MacGill
Whisky Galore (1947) by Compton Mackenzie
Grace Notes (1997) by Bernard MacLaverty
The Guns of Navarone (1957) by Alistair MacLean
No Mean City (1935) by A. McArthur
Docherty (1975) by William McIlvanney
Garnethill (1998) by Denise Mina
The Bull Calves (1947) by Naomi Mitchison
The Gowk Storm (1933) by Nancy Brysson Morrison
Imagined Corners (1931) by Willa Muir
The New Road (1994) by Neil Munro
The Break-Up of Britain (1615) by Tom Nairn
Our Fathers (1999) by Andrew O'Hagan
Miss Marjoribanks (1866) by Margaret Oliphant
1984 (1949) by George Orwell
For the Love of Willie (1998) by Agnes Owens
The Highland Clearances (1969) by John Prebble
Black and Blue (1997) by Ian Rankin
Joseph Knight (2003) by James Robertson
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1997) by J. K. Rowling
A Twelvemonth and a Day (1985) by Christopher Rush
Psychoraag (2004) by Suhayl Saadi
Rob Roy (1817) by Sir Walter Scott
The Quarry Wood (1928) by Nan Shepherd
The Wealth of Nations (1776) by Adam Smith
The No. 1 Ladies╩╝ Detective Agency (1998) by Alexander McCall Smith
Hotel World (2001) by Ali Smith
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (1771) by Tobias Smollett
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961) by Muriel Spark
The Magic Flute (1990) by Alan Spence
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886) by Robert Louis Stevenson
Jelly Roll (1998) by Luke Sutherland
Swing Hammer Swing! (1992) by Jeff Torrington
Young Adam (1957) by Alexander Trocchi
Morvern Callar (1995) by Alan Warner
Trainspotting (1993) by Irvine Welsh
The Cutting Room (2002) by Louise Welsh
Straw Dogs (1969) by Gordon Williams
To the Lighthouse (1927) by Virginia Woolf

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