The annual awards ceremony was held at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh last Thursday.

The winners o Scotland’s National Book Awards were announced in Edinburgh on Thursday evening, wi Slaves and Highlanders: Silenced Histories of Scotland and the Caribbean bi David Alston, receiving the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award.

Alexander McCall Smith’s contribution tae Scottish literature saw him bein awarded ess year’s Saltire Society Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mair information aboot the awards an the ether awardees is available fae the Saltire Society’s website. There is also a video o the full ceremony fae which took place at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh on YouTube.