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Billy Kay was born in Galston, Ayrshire, in 1951 and was educated at Kilmarnock Academy and Edinburgh University. Much of his work has been devoted to creating an awareness of Scottish culture. A writer and presenter for both radio and television, he is also the co-author of Knee Deep in Claret: A Celebration of Wine and Scotland. He lives in Fife.

Books by Billy Kay

The Scottish World

A celebration of Scottish achievement in a global context

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SCOTS: THE MITHER TONGUE is a classic of contemporary Scottish culture and essential reading for those who care about their country’s identity in the twenty-first century.

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