Preview: Scots Who Enlightened the World Launch

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WHAT do TV, tyres, steam ships, the telephone, the women’s movement and antibiotics have in common?

Well, if you drive a car, have an operation, use a mobile phone, wear a raincoat or survive the flu - you’ve benefited from the work of an enlightened Scot.

Andrew Ferguson’s new book, Scots Who Enlightened the World, brings a fresh look to a not-so-old period of time in Scotland.

Want to know more? Head along to Blackwells on Thursday where Ferguson, with the help of a couple of actors, will bring his book to life, followed by a talk, question and answer session and signing session.

Scots Who Enlightened the World Launch, Blackwells, South Bridge, Thursday, 6.30pm, free, 0131-622 8222