Dreda Say Mitchell presents a special on Tartan Noir

Open Book goes north of the border to explore Tartan Noir - the new generation of Scottish crime writers who continue to dominate the literary scene.
Glasgow based author Denise Mina joins Edinburgh writer and publisher Allan Guthrie to discuss the importance of place in this increasingly popular genre, while Stuart MacBride, writer of the DS Logan McRae books, takes us on a tour of his inspirational Aberdeen setting.

Producer: Andrea Kidd.

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Thu 30 Aug 2012 15:30

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