ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: March 19, 2020
Imagine A Country
Edited by Val McDermid and Jo Sharp
The first step on the road to change is to imagine possibility.
Imagine A Country offers visions of a new future from an astonishing array of Scottish voices, from comedians to economists, writers to musicians. Edited, curated and introduced by bestselling author Val McDermid and geographer Jo Sharp, it is a collection of ideas, dreams and ambitions, aiming to inspire change, hope and imagination. Featuring:
ALI SMITH, PHILL JUPITUS, A.L. KENNEDY, ALAN CUMMING, KERRY HUDSON, GREG HEMPHILL, CAROL ANN DUFFY, CHRIS BROOKMYRE, ALISON WATT, ALASDAIR GRAY, LEILA ABOULELA, IAN RANKIN, SELINA HALES, SANJEEV KOHLI, JACKIE KAY, DAMIAN BARR, ELAINE C. SMITH, ABIR MUKHERJEE, ANNE GLOVER, ALAN BISSETT, LOUISE WELSH, JO CLIFFORD, RICKY ROSS, TRISHNA SINGH, CAMERON McNEISH, ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH, CARLA JENKINS, DON PATERSON, AND MANY MORE . . .
Val McDermid and Jo Sharp
Val McDermid is a number one bestselling and award-winning author, whose novels have been translated into more than forty languages and have sold over sixteen million copies. Jo Sharp is a Professor of Geography at the University of St Andrews. The pair entered into a civil partnership in 2016.