I have suddenly realised that I have a stack of books on my bedside cabinet that I am yet to even glance at! Working in a charity shop gives me access to hundreds of different books each week for ridiculously cheap prices. 330 more words
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I’m absolutely delighted to have Helen MacKinven on the blog today discussing her debut novel Talk of the Toun. In a slight variation to how I usually do these posts, Helen’s written a guest piece on her use of Scot’s dialect in the novel, which is up first. 2,317 more words
Tickets for the second Cove and Kilcreggan Book Festival are now on sale.
The event in Cove Burgh Hall will welcome some of the best-known names in Scottish crime writing on Saturday November 28 – Val McDermid and Denise Mina will star in the afternoon event. 89 more words
– Jackie Kay, In My Country
That the swift expansion of Glasgow in the 18th and 19th centuries was due primarily to its industries has long been known, and is well acknowledged today. 1,962 more words