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Books

Just published! `Behind the Scenes at the Ballets Russes: Stories from a Silver Age'  by Michael Meylac, translated by Rosanna Kelly, with a foreword by Ismene Brown.   A beautiful production by I.B. Tauris. 

Behind the Scenes at the Ballets Russes

Behind the Scenes at the Ballets Russes

Stories from a Silver Age

By Michael Meylac with a Foreword by Ismene Brown

Translated by Rosanna Kelly

Published by I.B. Tauris October 2017

A fascinating series of interviews with the dancers and choreographers of the post-Diaghilev Ballets Russes companies. 

Goodbye Cockroach Pie

Goodbye Cockroach Pie

50 Brilliant Student Recipes from Edinburgh and Beyond

Whether you are picnicking on a windswept hilltop, beating off student blues or having your friends around at the last minute, Goodbye Cockroach Pie has the mouthwatering answer and some witty illustrations. 

Memories of Shostakovich

Memories of Shostakovich

Published by Short Books 2004

 

This book of interviews with Shostakovich's two children Maxim and Galina, and of letters and recollections from his friends and peers, offers a touching and inspiring insight into the man behind the musical genius. 

The Life and Times of Ann Frank

The Life and Times of Ann Frank

The Little Book of Wit and Wisdom

The Little Book of Wit and Wisdom

Edited by Rosanna Kelly and Eliza Pakenham 

Published by Parragon 1999

 

'Quiet, calm deliberation disentangles every knot.'

W.S. Gilbert The Mikado

 

Some witty and inspiring words from the history of speech-making, prose and verse.  

The Life and Times of General Custer

The Life and Times of General Custer

Dedicated defender of the new frontier, defeated at the Battle of Little Bighorn. 

 

Parragon Press 1995. 

Russia

Russia

Published by Flint River Press 1994.

The text describes Russia's eventful history whilst over two hundred outstanding colour photographs present the beauty and variety of Russia's landscapes and its major cities.