Book review: Andrew O’Hagan – Mayflies

Andrew O’Hagan often weaves fact and fiction in his novels, using real lives and ...

Interview: Alan Bissett – Lazy Susan

Alan Bissett is a novelist, playwright and performer whose debut novel Boyracers (2001) introduced ...

Paisley Book Fest 2021

The Paisley Book Festival has announced a 2021 line-up which sees it embrace the ...

2020 Moments: Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain wins the Booker Prize

With 2020 drawing to a close, we’ve asked our writers to tell us about ...

Books interview: Angela Hughes – My Heart’s Content: A Journey to Transplant

Every now and again a book comes along that reminds us real-life is often ...

Review: Stuart Cosgrove – Cassius X: A Legend in the Making

Stuart Cosgrove’s ‘Soul Trilogy’ (Detroit 67, Memphis 68, Harlem 69) offered an alternative history ...

Book review: Xstabeth – David Keenan

I don’t know what I expected, but I didn’t expect this. David Keenan’s latest ...

Book review: Elena Ferrante – The Lying Life of Adults

I was fortunate enough to discover Elena Ferrante’s novels with no preconceptions. If you ...

Interview: Laura Waddell – EXIT

Laura Waddell is a writer, publisher, critic, and journalist, and has been a prominent ...

How to Identify a Sally Rooney Novel

Irish born Sally Rooney has been making waves in the contemporary literature scene in ...

Interview, books: Graeme Armstrong – The Young Team

Graeme Armstrong’s The Young Team is one of the most widely discussed and critically ...

Book review: The Strange Book of Jacob Boyce by Tom Gillespie

Scottish literature has a long and distinguished history of combining the psychological with the ...

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