Actor Sean Connery will launch his autobiography, "Being a Scot," in August at the Edinburgh Book Festival. Festival director Catherine Lockerbie told Canada's CBC that "this book has gone through more permutations than James Bond has had shaken-not-stirred martinis: different co-writers, different publishers." The memoir, she continued, will include Connery's thoughts on "many aspects of Scottish culture and life, including sport, architecture and, of course, the gothic tendency in Scots literature."
Although Connery is best remembered as super-spy James Bond, he's also been bookish on film. Notably, in "The Name of the Rose," Connery played a literate monk who tries to save a library from burning.