EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 12:  Alasdair Gray, Scottish author and artist, appears at a photocall prior to participating in the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2012 on August 12, 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Edinburgh is the world's first UNESCO City of Literature, and this year approximately 800 authors will participate in the literary festival.  (Photo by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Getty Images)