Discover NLS

Author Ian Rankin on Library magazine cover

'Discover NLS' is the National Library of Scotland's award-winning full-colour magazine.

Issue 28, spring 2015, includes:

  • Ian Rankin gives us a glimpse into the life of Muriel Spark
  • The tiny 1862 diary of an unknown American Civil War soldier
  • Treasured stars share their influences: film star Brian Cox, actor and presenter Michael Palin and presenter Lorraine Kelly
  • The life and work of George Thomas, a forgotten Scottish mapmaker whose work made a huge impact on ocean navigation.

Read 'Discover NLS' issue 28 (PDF) (36 pages; 3.2 MB)


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