1 Sunset Song:
Lewis Grassic Gibbon's Depression era book is set in Aberdeenshire.
2 Whisky Galore: Compton Mackenzie's story tells the tale of ill-gotten whisky gain on a Scottish island.
3 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: Classic story of an Edinburgh schoolteacher by Muriel Spark.
4 Lanark: Part reality, part fantasy, written about Glasgow by Alasdair Gray.
5 Kidnapped: Robert Louis Stevenson's novel about the derring-do adventures of David Balfour.
6 Waverley: Sir Walter Scott's story about the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745.
7 The Wasp Factory: Dark book by Iain Banks about an obsessive teenager on a remote Scottish island.
8 Trainspotting: Irvine Welsh's uncompromising story of drugs - made into an award-winning movie.
9 No Mean City: By Alexander McArthur, the story of the razor gangs and hard men of 1930s Gorbals.
10 The Thirty-Nine Steps: John Buchan's story about the adventures of Richard Hannay has spawned several film versions.