10 Books Set in Edinburgh The capital comes to life in these fantastic reads 1. Between Ourselves Donald Smith 2. How to Make a Golem and Terrify People Allette J. Willis 3. The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner James Hogg 4. One Day David Nicholls 5. The Existential Detective Alice Thompson 6. Black and Blue Ian Rankin 7. 44 Scotland Street Alexander McCall Smith 8. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox Maggie O'Farrell 9. Trainspotting Irvine Welsh 10. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark Tags: scotland, city View the discussion thread.