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Graeme Thomson ‘Under The Ivy: The Life & Music of Kate Bush’ (Book Review)

Revised and updated as part of Omnibus Press’ Remastered series, Graeme Thomson’s Under The ...

Genevieve Jagger on confession, weird sex, sin, vampire mythology, and secrets

Among the most eagerly awaited debut novels of recent years, Genevieve Jagger’s Fragile Animals ...

Douglas Skelton ‘The Hollow Mountain’ (Book Review)

In terms of crime fiction, few writers have the stylistic range that Douglas Skelton ...

Andrew O’Hagan – Caledonian Road (book review)

An epic novel examining the complex lives of a cast of characters whose stories ...

Book Review – The Secrets of Blythswood Square by Sara Sheridan

Although it begins on Edinburgh’s Calton Hill, Sara Sheridan’s latest novel, The Secrets of ...

Book Review – Poor Things by Alasdair Gray

As Yorgos Lanthimos’ film adaptation of Alasdair Gray’s novel Poor Things has received not ...

Book Review – Clairmont by Lesley McDowall

There are few literary groups where the real lives of the writers garner as ...

Interview – Martin Stewart On Double Proof And Life As A Writer

Better known to date as a writer of children’s and young adult fiction, Martin ...

Interview: Doug Johnstone On The Collapsing Wave

Since his debut novel, Tombstoning, was published in 2006, Doug Johnstone has produced a ...

10 Best Scottish Books We’re Looking Forward To In 2024

2023 was another impressive year for Scottish writing, with many of the best books ...