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Book Review: Disorientation – Elaine Hsieh Chou

Elaine Hsieh Chou’s debut is an epic novel of satire, an intelligent romp with sparklingly tender moments. Disorientation follows a 29-year-old Taiwanese American Ingrid Yang, a PhD student currently working on her dissertation on canonical Xiao-Wen Chou, a fictional 'Asian ...

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 ...

Interview: Kirstin Innes – Scabby Queen

Among the most eagerly awaited novels of 2020 is Kirstin Innes’s Scabby Queen, the ...

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2020

Of course, this year nothing is quite as it was, and the Edinburgh International ...

Gaming/Books Interview: Ian Donnelly, Checkpoint: How Video Games Power Up Minds, Kick Ass, and Save Lives

Joe Donnelly is a journalist, writer, video games enthusiast and mental health advocate. His ...

Interview: Scottish Author Iain Maloney talks about life in lockdown rural Japan

Only a matter of weeks ago, writer Iain Maloney was in Scotland for a ...

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Book Review: Gathering Evidence by Martin Macinnes

Martin MacInnes’ Gathering Evidence is a novel that would make an impact no matter ...

Podcast: The Tartan Noir Show

Bloody brilliant Scottish crime writing! Scottish podcast network, ‘The Big Light’ is set to launch ‘THE ...

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What’s on at the Paisley Book Festival?

  What’s on at the Paisley Book Festival? One of the most frequently overlooked ...