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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.)

Location:

United States

Description:

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

“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

Independent Bookshop Day at The Bookhouse, Monifieth

10/5/2019
Recorded on Independent Bookshop Week in celebration of Independent Bookshop Day, Andy Rome from the Bookhouse in Monifieth talks about the continuing relevance that bookshops have in the modern world when it comes to encouraging new readers, establishing reading communities, and driving a diverse and fast-moving industry.

Duration:00:20:29

“Battles on Screen” by Colin M. Barron

9/4/2019
Colin M. Barron talks about “Battles on Screen”, his guide to some of the finest war movies ever to appear in cinemas - a book which spans many decades of modern film production. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/battles-on-screen.html

Duration:00:33:34

Five Favourite Books with Thomas A. Christie

8/5/2019
Professor Roderick "Rory" Watson, Emeritus Professor of English Studies at the University of Stirling and author of the celebrated text "The Literature of Scotland" (1984), talks to his old protégé Dr Thomas A. Christie about the five books which have helped to influence Tom's worldview and shape his understanding of literary studies.

Duration:00:41:17

“The Spirit of Robbie Burns” by Robert Murray

7/7/2019
Robert Murray chats about his three-act play "The Spirit of Robbie Burns", which explores the life of Scotland's national bard Robert Burns from his formative years through to his literary fame and later farming life. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-spirit-of-robbie-burns.html

Duration:00:22:05

“Exploring the NC500” by David M. Addison

6/5/2019
David M. Addison looks back on his epic road trip around the North Highlands of Scotland when writing his book "Exploring the NC500: Travelling Scotland's Route 66". For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/exploring-the-nc500.html

Duration:00:20:30

“Planes on Film” by Colin M. Barron

5/7/2019
Colin M. Barron discusses “Planes on Film”, his guide to the very best of aviation cinema which takes a look at some of the most iconic aviation movies ever to grace the big screen. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/planes-on-film.html

Duration:00:36:46

"The Spectrum of Adventure" by Thomas A. Christie

4/2/2019
Alby Grainger, proprietor of Dunfermline's legendary Little Shop of Heroes comic store, talks to Thomas A. Christie about "The Spectrum of Adventure", an in-depth guide to the history of text adventure games on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum home computer throughout the 1980s. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-spectrum-of-adventure.html.

Duration:00:43:01

Five Favourite Books with Ian McNeish

3/4/2019
Ian McNeish discusses his five favourite books - the texts which have most influenced him and helped to shape his worldview over the years.

Duration:00:32:17

“An Innocent Abroad” and “Still Innocent Abroad” by David M. Addison

2/5/2019
David M. Addison looks back on his time as a high school exchange teacher in 1970s Montana as he discusses his books "An Innocent Abroad" and "Still Innocent Abroad", which detail an eventful period of his life as a fish out of water when he swapped his Scottish classroom for the wide open spaces of the United States of America. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/an-innocent-abroad.html and https://www.extremispublishing.com/still-innocent-abroad.html.

Duration:00:27:45

"The Craft of Public Speaking" by Colin M. Barron

1/9/2019
Colin M. Barron chats about his book "The Craft of Public Speaking", and discusses the skills behind delivering a truly effective public presentation as well as revealing a few handy hints from his many years at the lectern. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-craft-of-public-speaking.html

Duration:00:21:38

“A Righteously Awesome Eighties Christmas” by Thomas A. Christie

12/12/2018
Thomas A. Christie discusses his book "A Righteously Awesome Eighties Christmas", a study of festive cinema throughout the 1980s which covers some long-time movie favourites as well as some decidedly offbeat entries in the genre. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/a-righteously-awesome-eighties-christmas.html

Duration:00:23:04

“Tales from the Western Front” by Ed Dixon

11/7/2018
Ed Dixon talks about his book "Tales from the Western Front", a collection of stories about the people and places that were encountered by the author during more than three decades of visiting the First World War battlefields, graveyards, towns and villages of France and Belgium. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/tales-from-the-western-front.html

Duration:00:23:01

"The Grocer's Boy" by Robert Murray

10/1/2018
Robert Murray discusses his book "The Grocer's Boy: A Slice of His Life in 1950s Scotland", an account of his early life in retail as he deals with the trials and tribulations of life behind the counter - and on a delivery bike - in fifties Tayside. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-grocers-boy.html

Duration:00:27:09

"Dying Harder" by Colin M. Barron

10/1/2018
Colin M. Barron chats about "Dying Harder: Action Movies of the 1980s", his book on the subject of the golden age of eighties action cinema which brought about some of the most unforgettable franchises in the genre. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/dying-harder.html

Duration:00:24:34

"The Fearn Bobby" by Ian McNeish

10/1/2018
Ian McNeish chats about his book "The Fearn Bobby: Reflections from a Life in Scottish Policing", his account of police service in rural and urban Scotland from the 1970s until the turn of the century - a time which was sometimes harrowing, often humorous, but always thought-provoking. [Contains explicit language.] For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/the-fearn-bobby.html.

Duration:00:27:33

Welcome to Extremis Publishing

10/1/2018
Brother and sister publishing team Julie and Tom Christie introduce the new Extremis Publishing podcast, recorded in the heart of Scotland. For more information about Extremis Publishing and the books that they publish, please visit their website at: https://www.extremispublishing.com.

Duration:00:02:23