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  • 30 August 2014

    Howard Jacobson's unrelievedly pessimistic novel opens with a conversation in which a tarantula bets a wolf that he can outhunt him.

  • 30 August 2014

    How To Be Both is an enigmatic text.

  • 30 August 2014

    Kenneth Calman, as a former Chief Medical Officer at the Scottish Home Office as well as Chancellor of Glasgow University, is well placed to combine a history of medicine in Scotland with its literature, and in his preface to this volume, he also stresses the personal nature of the enterprise.

  • 28 August 2014

    This weekend marks the anniversary of the death of Diana in Paris in 1997.

  • 26 August 2014

    IT is never less than lively in Charlotte Square, and this year there were a handful of events that surpassed previous years for anticipation.

  • 25 August 2014

    Jeremy Paxman

  • 24 August 2014

    The Nostalgia Factory:

  • 24 August 2014

    Prior to Umbrella, his 2012 Booker-shortlisted novel, the main pleasure in reading Will Self's fiction was to wonder how long he could keep the madly spinning plates of his surreal conceits aloft before the whole narrative came crashing down.

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