The Extremis Publishing Podcast
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.)
Tuesday Oct 05, 2021
Author Robert Murray drops in for a spirited discussion about the history of Halloween, and the various ways in which Scottish culture - and a certain poet named Robert Burns - helped to shape the modern day customs which surround the season.
Tuesday Aug 03, 2021
Join renowned anthropologist Professor Joy Hendry as she talks about her book "An Affair with a Village", which explores her remarkable relationship with the Japanese village of Kurotsuchi from the 1970s until the present day. Joy discusses the many long-lasting friendships she has made with the villagers, her observations about Japanese life, and the way that life in Japan has changed in recent decades. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/an-affair-with-a-village.html
Thursday Jul 01, 2021
Dr Gaye Manwaring MBE discusses the amazing story behind her book "Waiting in the Wings: Letters of a Pilot in World War II", explaining the incredible real-life discovery of hundreds of letters exchanged between her parents during the Second World War which made the anthology possible. For more information, please visit: https://www.extremispublishing.com/waiting-in-the-wings.html
Wednesday Jun 02, 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.
Wednesday May 05, 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.
Wednesday Mar 03, 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
Wednesday Feb 03, 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
Tuesday Jan 05, 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.
The Extremis Publishing Podcast
Extremis Publishing is an award-winning independent publishing house based in Scotland which is committed to producing the highest quality of arts, media and culture non-fiction. We aim to deliver a publishing programme which is innovative, original and wide-reaching, working with our team of authors to produce new books with a contemporary edge which appeal to domestic and international audiences alike.