I’ll Be in Scotland Afore Ye

After 300Shelf Renewal years as part of the United Kingdom, Scottish residents are voting on whether or not to become an independent country. You can show your solidarity by throwing on a kilt and binge-watching Sean Connery movies—or, you can transport yourself to the land of Loch Ness with these compelling reads.

Be Near Me, by Andrew O’Hagan

Behind the Scenes at the Museum, by Kate Atkinson

Black and Blue, by Ian Rankin

Body Politic, by Paul Johnston

Outlander by Diana GabaldonThe Cutting Room, by Louise Welsh

A Disaffection, by James Kelman

The Heart of Midlothian, by Sir Walter Scott

Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, by Muriel Spark

The Sunday Philosophy Club, by Alexander McCall Smith

Trainspotting, by Irvine Welsh

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox, by Maggie O’Farrell

The Wasp Factory, by Iain Banks

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Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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