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Roger Hutchinson is an award-winning author and journalist. After working as an editor in London, in 1977 he joined the West Highland Free Press in Skye. Since then he has published thirteen books, including Polly: the True Story Behind Whisky Galore. He is still attached to the WHFP as editorialist and columnist, and has written for BBC Radio, The Scotsman, The Guardian, The Herald and The Literary Review. His book The Soap Man (Birlinn 2003) was shortlisted for the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year (2004). Calum’s Road has been a huge bestseller, shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize (2007) with film rights sold.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Roger Hutchinson

The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick-Maker The Story of Britain Through its Census, Since 1801 by Roger Hutchinson
The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick-Maker The Story of Britain Through its Census, Since 1801
Roger Hutchinson
The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Maker is a witty, insightful and surprising history of modern Britain, narrated through the colourful stories of the men and women who forged the country. All human life is here, from prime ministers to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2017
Walking to America by Roger Hutchinson
Walking to America
Roger Hutchinson
Taken from Hutchinson’s own family history; involving blindness, bigamy, possible murder, great travails, an immense journey to and across America and a subsequent return. Through the story of his family, Hutchinson gives us a compelling account of 19th Century immigrant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2009

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