SRB Extra

Scottish Review of Books has lost Creative Scotland funding and therefore print editions are not currently available (you can read more about our funding here). We are however active online and we have commissioned a range of pieces for this Scottish Review of Books Digital Extra, to keep you going while we seek funding elsewhere.

Cult Fiction

March 1, 2019
by Laura M. Morgan

Laura M. Morgan reviews Ewan Morrison's new novel, Nina X.

Tom Leonard – 1944-2018

March 1, 2019
by Alastair Gray

As a tribute to Tom Leonard, who died at the end of last year aged 74, here is a review by Alasdair Gray, which first appeared in Scottish Library Association News in 1984, of the poet’s Intimate Voices: Selected Work 1965-1983.


March 1, 2019
by Alan Taylor

  Val McDermid is depressed and disappointed. Ian Rankin is disheartened ‘to say the least’. What has upset them both is the threat by Aberdeen Council to close every public library in the city except the central library. If this half-baked plan is given the go ahead, sixteen libraries will...