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Scotland’s Bookshops- Tackle & Books, Tobermory

September 14, 2018

The Scottish Review of Books chats to Duncan Swinbanks from Tackle and Books in Tobermory about Tintin, sleepy cats and Scotland's newest book festival.

Review: Transcription by Kate Atkinson

September 13, 2018

Transcription – the latest offering from bestselling author Kate Atkinson – is a work of complete duality. For a novel that is concerned with spies and espionage, with hidden identities and masked lives, this is perhaps not entirely surprising. Spy novels, after all, abound with duality.

The Edinburgh International Book Festival (On a Shoestring): Part III

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  Day Three: Sunday 19 August Why do so many readers want novels to be veiled autobiographies?...

The Edinburgh International Book Festival (On a Shoestring): Part II

August 21, 2018

  Day Two: Saturday 18 August   Thank heavens for the simple bicycle. Walking from...

The Edinburgh International Book Festival (On a Shoestring)

August 20, 2018

  Day One: Friday 17 August 2018 As a man of modest means, this year I have set myself...

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