Imagine A Country

Ideas for a Better Future

Val McDermid editor Jo Sharp editor


Publisher:Canongate Books

Published:4th Aug '22


Available for immediate dispatch.

Imagine A Country cover

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.

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 . . .

An ambitious, thought-provoking, diverse collection of imaginings. I laughed, I cried -- WILL DEAN
A fascinating and rich collection * * The National * *
Thoughtful . . . idealistic and interesting * * Scotsman * *

ISBN: 9781838857646

Dimensions: 198mm x 129mm x 20mm

Weight: 226g

336 pages