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Urbane Publications is one of UK’s fastest growing independent publishers, committed to the discovery and publication of the books and authors you – and we – want to read.

Words and ideas have the power and potential to excite, involve, inspire – and we live them at Urbane Publications. This is a journey of discovery – finding new voices, redefining genres, and engaging with a knowledgeable, enthused and energetic group of writers and business people to publish the best books possible.

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Edi Stark interviews del Amitri author on BBC Radio Scotland

Tasmanian author, Charles Rawlings-Way chats about his passion project about the Glaswegian rock group del Amitri. Start listening at 1 hour 8 minutes.

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Irish Times recommends Through Hollow Lands

In a comic register pitched somewhere between John Dufresne and Scott Bradfield, with sexual politics baked sometime in the early 1980s, Through Hollow Lands by Thomas Paul Burgess is an inventive, extravagant, high-energy thrill ride of a book. Read more here.

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Jonathan Whitelaw’s HellCorp in the Daily Mail

But this is no police procedural or whodunnit.

Instead, it’s a dizzying feat of the imagination in which the Devil wants a break from the literally hellish work of tormenting sinners and the unworthy.

To get some holiday time, he set ups Hell Corp…

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— John Cooper

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