Literature

Golden Hare Short Story Club

Edinburgh is lucky enough to benefit from numerous independent bookshops, including Lighthouse Books, the Edinburgh Bookshop, Transreal Fiction, Armchair Books, and Golden Hare Books. This bookish community is growing from quietly cosy places to...

Pieces of Me

If you read the premise for Pieces of Me, it is easy to become skeptical that the novel exists simply as an overly romanticised love story smack bang in the middle of a conflict which is in no way romantic. Emma, our protagonist, meets her husband...

Belong

The moment Radha Agrawal “knew something had to change” was when she found herself returning to the same bar with the same people to drink too much, only to feel the same loneliness. Now that she feels more connected than ever, she’s...

Broken Hearts

Poetry Circus fill the Bongo Club (an interesting yet not poor choice in venue for a spoken word night) with a sea of cabaret costumes: sequins, lipstick, coloured hair and stiletto heel glamour. As the audience takes their seats and the show...

Everything I Know About Love

The memoir Everything I Know About Love, written by award-winning journalist and Sunday Times columnist Dolly Alderton, is a quirky, captivating and remarkably relatable tale of growing up in today’s digital jungle. The novel has short chapters...

The Truth Waits

What do you do about symptoms and anxieties? Never google them, that’s for sure. Now imagine finding a body on the beach, undergoing police investigation and all the while attempting to juggle your own life. When that becomes reality for Anna...

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