Dan Boothby

Dan Boothby

Dan Boothby was born in 1969. He has travelled extensively, including sailing over 40,000 sea miles. Island of Dreams is his first work of creative non-fiction.

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Picador goes to the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2016

Picador goes to the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2016

Edinburgh International Book Festival takes place from 11-29 August this year, and as always the line-up is packed with brilliant events featuring some of the finest authors, illustrators, poets and artists at work today. Here's our pick of Picador authors appearing in Edinburgh this year…

Ring of Bright Water, Eilean Bàn and Gavin Maxwell

Ring of Bright Water, Eilean Bàn and Gavin Maxwell

Dan Boothby, author of Island of Dreams, shares memories and photographs from his time living on Eilean Bàn, a tiny island in the Highlands of Scotland and former home to, Scottish naturalist and author, Gavin Maxwell's.