Literature

Book Week Scotland: Joy of Spines

Joy of Spines was advertised as a slideshow and found poem by Graeme Hawley comprised of book titles from the National Library’s 120 miles of underground shelves. Intrigued but unsure what to expect, I was ushered into a room in the library along...

Book Week Scotland: Poetry Slam 2017

Our host promised the evening would be “friendly, joyful and whimsical” – and it certainly was. The four poets, Jenny Lindsay, Harry Giles, Andrew Blair and Katie Ailes all performed three poems, one in each round. This could have made for...

Book Week Scotland: The Chef and The Poet

The theme of Book Week Scotland this year is ‘Nourish’, so why not merge nourishment for the body with that of the spirit? Acclaimed Scottish poet Tom Pow and chef Neil Forbes of Edinburgh’s Café St Honore did just that at The Chef and The...

The Little Library Cookbook

Who hasn’t dreamt of Bruce Bogtrotter’s chocolate cake in Matilda, Dr Seuss’ Green Eggs & Ham or even Paddington’s infamous marmalade? Part memoir, part cookery book, Kate Young’s The Little Library Cookbook is a scrapbook of recipes...

Wake Me When I’m Gone

  Odafe Atogun’s second novel, Wake Me When I’m Gone, is a compelling story about an independent woman’s struggle against an oppressive, patriarchal regime. Set in a secluded, authoritarian Nigerian village, the novel provides a...

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