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Extremis Publishing is an independent publishing house based in Scotland, specialising in arts, media and culture non-fiction. Join us as we chat with our authors, talk about new books, and discuss all things writing. (Some episodes may contain adult language.)

Extremis Publishing is an independent publishing house based in Scotland, specialising in arts, media and culture non-fiction. Join us as we chat with our authors, talk about new books, and discuss all things writing. (Some episodes may contain adult language.)

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United States

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Extremis Publishing is an independent publishing house based in Scotland, specialising in arts, media and culture non-fiction. Join us as we chat with our authors, talk about new books, and discuss all things writing. (Some episodes may contain adult language.)

Language:

English


Episodes

The Great Scottish Road Trip with David M. Addison

6/2/2021
Author David M. Addison relates some of his unexpected adventures on Scotland's North Coast 500, South-West Coastal 300 and Snow Roads Scenic Route, telling some entertaining "behind the scenes" stories about what was involved in the writing of his Exploring series of travel books.

Duration:00:23:07

Writers Talk About Their Work with Ian McNeish

5/5/2021
Recorded in the great outdoors in compliance with the pandemic public health rules, author Ian McNeish engages in a lively chat about the approach he takes to the writing process, discussing the many different elements that go into the creation of his books.

Duration:00:24:42

Five Favourite Books with Colin M. Barron

4/1/2021
Author Dr Colin M. Barron has a chat about his five favourite books - the different literary works which have most influenced him over the years, and which have come to have an impact on his own writing.

Duration:00:25:14

“The Anvil of Scottish History” by Murray Cook

3/3/2021
Archaeologist Dr Murray Cook drops in for a chat about his book "The Anvil of Scottish History: Stories of Stirling", where he considers the complex and lively history of this unique royal city. Murray discusses the changing face of Stirling over the course of millennia, detailing some extraordinary archaeological finds and many little-known historical facts about the area. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-anvil-of-scottish-history.html

Duration:00:24:30

“The Grocer’s Boy Rides Again” by Robert Murray

2/3/2021
Robert Murray talks about his book "The Grocer's Boy Rides Again: Another Slice of His Life in 1960s Scotland and Beyond", where he discusses his career in retail management and further education before moving into training in trade distribution and the corporate world - all against the backdrop of the Swinging Sixties. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-grocers-boy-rides-again.html

Duration:00:40:07

Five Favourite Films with Thomas A. Christie

1/5/2021
In respectful tribute to our dear friend Eddie Small, lecturer in creative writing at the University of Dundee, we are presenting a special interview that Eddie recorded with us before he sadly passed away last year. In this podcast, Eddie talks with Tom Christie about his five favourite films - the cinematic features which have most inspired Tom, and which have influenced his writing on the subject over the years.

Duration:00:31:13

A Brief History of Christmas in Scotland

12/4/2020
In this festively-themed podcast, archaeologist and Scottish history expert Dr Murray Cook talks with film history and literature scholar Dr Tom Christie about the history of Christmas in Scotland. They discuss the various festive traditions which have developed over the centuries, comparing yuletide celebrations at home and abroad, to explore what makes a modern Scottish Christmas.

Duration:00:26:10

“From Dumyat to Mont Blanc” by Ian McNeish

11/4/2020
Ian McNeish describes a life of adventure in the hills and mountains of Scotland as he recounts his exciting experiences in his book "From Dumyat to Mont Blanc: Being Alive with Mountains". Ian discusses the many amazing places that he has visited, the hair-raising situations he has been through, and some of the incredible people that he has met along the way. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/from-dumyat-to-mont-blanc.html

Duration:00:28:29

“Exploring the Snow Roads” by David M. Addison

10/1/2020
Travel writer David M. Addison chats about his book on the subject of the famous Snow Roads Scenic Route - a stunning road trip from Blairgowrie to Grantown on Spey, featuring some of the most breathtaking scenery and fascinating historical facts in all of Scotland. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/exploring-the-snow-roads.html

Duration:00:32:11

"Travels in Time" by Colin M. Barron

9/3/2020
Colin M. Barron drops in for a chat about "Travels in Time: The Story of Time Travel Cinema", his informative and entertaining guide to sci-fi movies over the decades which have focused on the perennially popular concept of travelling through time on the big screen. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/travels-in-time.html

Duration:00:33:05

“Contested Mindscapes” by Thomas A. Christie

8/3/2020
Thomas A. Christie talks with Colin M. Barron about "Contested Mindscapes: Exploring Approaches to Dementia in Modern Popular Culture", a study of themes and topics related to different forms of dementia which have appeared in film and television, music, performance art and interactive entertainment. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/contested-mindscapes.html

Duration:00:22:43

Extremis Publishing Fifth Anniversary Special

7/3/2020
Julie and Tom Christie celebrate the fifth anniversary of Extremis Publishing with this special podcast episode, where they answer regularly-asked questions about the company and its book releases.

Duration:00:23:44

“Travels Through Time in Italy” and “Travels Around Sorrento” by David M. Addison

6/1/2020
David M. Addison talks about his duology of Italian travel books, "Travels Through Time in Italy" and "Travels Around Sorrento", where he discovers some of the most incredible sights that this wonderful country has to offer. In addition to his cultural observations, David also discusses some of the fascinating people that he met on his journey. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/travels-through-time-in-italy.html and...

Duration:00:20:20

Five Favourite Films with Colin M. Barron

5/4/2020
In this month's Extremis Publishing Podcast, author Dr Colin M. Barron talks about his five favourite films - the movies which have most impressed him over the years, and which in his opinion represent the best that the world of cinema has to offer.

Duration:00:38:49

“The Heart 200 Book” by Thomas A. Christie and Julie Christie

4/2/2020
Julie Christie and Thomas A. Christie chat about their new travel guide "The Heart 200 Book" with Robbie Cairns, the managing director of the Heart 200 route - a new road trip around Stirlingshire and Perthshire which offers everything from family adventures to cultural and historical discoveries. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-heart-200-book.html

Duration:00:27:59

Five Favourite Books with Robert Murray

3/2/2020
Author Robert Murray chats about his Five Favourite Books - the texts which have most impressed him and had a lasting impact on his lifelong love of literature.

Duration:00:34:17

“Exploring the SWC300” by David M. Addison

2/5/2020
David M. Addison chats about his fascinating road trip around the beautiful and historic South-West of Scotland when writing his book "Exploring the SWC300: A Cultural and Historical Companion to the South-West Coastal 300 Route". For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/exploring-the-swc300.html

Duration:00:18:54

“Victories at Sea” by Colin M. Barron

1/7/2020
Dr Colin M. Barron discusses "Victories at Sea", his guide to dramatic depictions of naval warfare on film and television. As well as taking a look at some of the finest maritime-themed features ever to grace the big and small screens, he also uncovers some little-known facts about this timeless genre. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/victories-at-sea.html

Duration:00:34:06

"The Golden Age of Christmas Movies" by Thomas A. Christie

12/6/2019
In this festively-themed podcast Thomas A. Christie chats about his book "The Golden Age of Christmas Movies", where he takes a look at the themes of Christmas cinema produced throughout the 1940s and 50s - including some surprising facts about the holiday season classics of the period. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-golden-age-of-christmas-movies.html

Duration:00:35:20

“Digging into Stirling's Past” by Murray Cook

11/1/2019
Dr Murray Cook discusses his book "Digging into Stirling's Past" - an illustrated guide to the hidden historical secrets of the city of Stirling. As well as the locations of major historical significance, Murray also talks about many of the lesser-known sites around the area that have helped to make Stirling one of the most fascinating places in all of Scotland. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/digging-into-stirlings-past.html

Duration:00:25:02