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July 20, 2022

Outlander author receives honorary degree from the University of Glasgow

University of GlasgowThe author of the Outlander series of novels, Dr Diana Gabaldon, has been awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Glasgow.

In June Dr Gabaldon, who already has a BSc, MSc and a science-related PhD from universities in the United States, received a Doctorate of Letters from the University of Glasgow for services to Literature.

The Outlander books are extremely popular worldwide, in fact, as of January 2022 they were published in 38 languages and sold in 114 countries.

The first book in the series – Outlander (although it was published in the UK and Australia under the title of Cross Stitch) was published in 1991 and includes themes of time travel together with elements of real Scottish and American history. Dr Gabaldon has now started work on the tenth book in the series.

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Content added on 20th July 2022. 

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