Interviews

Interviews

Comment & Debate

Comment & Debate

  • 19 July 2014

    When a novel arrived in the office earlier this summer by Archie Macpherson, the "voice of Scottish football", it might have been viewed as proof of the adage that everyone has a novel in them.

  • 10 July 2014

    Here are ten orange-tinted books which have nothing to do with the 'Marching Season' or the Battle of the Boyne.

  • 5 July 2014

    Today, one of the most interesting and potentially influential initiatives in Scottish literary scholarship will be launched.

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Reviews

Reviews

  • 20 July 2014

    Bernadine Bishop had the distinction of being the youngest witness (for the defence) in the Lady Chatterley trial in 1960.

  • 20 July 2014

    Working On My Novel by Cory Arcangel (Penguin, £5.99)

  • 20 July 2014

    The title of Mark Greengrass's wonderful new book is well chosen.

  • 19 July 2014

    Why do we like reading novels about murder?

  • 19 July 2014

    The past may be a foreign country, but not in Iraq; to paraphrase Faulkner, it's not even past.

  • 19 July 2014

    Whether for reasons of modesty or post-modernism, Kilmarnock-born Burnet claims only to be the translator for this novel, which purports to have been written by a disillusioned French author named Raymond Brunet.

  • 19 July 2014

    Shirley McKay's latest in the Hew Cullan mystery series, set in 16th-century St Andrews, is not perhaps the strongest of the four novels, but fans of hers will be delighted to see how she uses this particular story to set up an extremely intriguing future for her scholarly hero, possibly in the pay of that creepiest and deadliest of Tudor spymasters, Elizabeth I's Francis Walsingham.

  • 13 July 2014

    Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell Jr (Atlantic, £16.99)

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