Literature


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Edinburgh’s cosiest corners to curl up with a good book

Here are the top five places to read in Edinburgh – that are not the National Museum Balcony Cafe, because if we are honest, it is pretty, but it is expensive and the chairs are not comfy. Libraries Reading? In a library? How novel (sorry)....

Multiverse: Science Fiction Poetry

On March 6, Lighthouse Bookshop played host to a night of poetry reading from the newly released book Multiverse: Science Fiction Poetry. For a night on which the rain seemed to be endless, this was a soothing retreat. The size of the bookshop meant...

The Spirit of Science Fiction

The Spirit of Science Fiction is the latest in a string of posthumous publications by the Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. Written in 1984, this novella would have been one of the first that Bolaño had written, but it never made it to print in his...

Mister Miracle

I can always escape” is a frequent claim made by Mister Miracle, superhero escape-artist, but as his foster-brother Orion informs him, “we’re all bound by something.” Duty, family, trauma and religion all intersect and entangle Mister...

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