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BookCity Edinburgh

BookCity Edinburgh

Explore our BookCity Edinburgh app and start your literary adventure around Scotland's capital city. Be there from anywhere!

Discover the writers that put this UNESCO City of Literature on the map, from Robert Louis Stevenson and Robert Burns to Ian Rankin and J.K. Rowling.

Download BookCity Edinburgh to: 

• Watch exclusive interviews with Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, David Nicholls, Maggie O'Farrell, Joan Lingard, Christopher Brookmyre, Quintin Jardine and more top authors.
• Discover the literary monuments that have shaped Edinburgh's culture of books.
• Go on your own virtual walking tour with our ready-made trails.
Be a detective when you help our writer, Pearl Litspur, find her lost manuscript among the streets of Edinburgh.

Unearth hidden monuments, writers' birthplaces, museums and libraries, pubs and cafes, and the Edinburgh locations that have inspired authors through the ages. It's the perfect guide for anyone who wants to learn more about the city's literary history - whether you're in Edinburgh or not.

Nominated for the Kieran Hegarty Award For Innovation at Celtic Media Festival 2014. Nominated for the Digital Innovation Award at the RTS Scotland Awards 2014

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