This is a golden age.
When a novel arrived in the office earlier this summer by Archie Macpherson, the "voice of Scottish football", it might have been viewed as proof of the adage that everyone has a novel in them.
Here are ten orange-tinted books which have nothing to do with the 'Marching Season' or the Battle of the Boyne.
Today, one of the most interesting and potentially influential initiatives in Scottish literary scholarship will be launched.
Doctors dub bookish children as mentally ill" ran the newspaper headline.
June 23-24th marks the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, in which Robert the Bruce's army routed the English.