Blog Posts tagged: reading

17 books to read before they become films in 2018

We cast our eye over the book-to-film adaptations set to hit the silver screen in 2018.

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Top Films Inspired by Books at the Glasgow Film Festival

We take a look at some of the best films inspired by books at this year's Glasgow Film Festival.

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Muriel Spark on Love

Professor Willy Maley takes an in-depth look at the relationships that defined Muriel Spark's life, examining not only the presentation of love between characters within her books but how these dynamics are informed by her own view of love and her experiences first as a wife and then a single aspiring writer.

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Legacy of Muriel Spark

Guest author Olga Wojtas looks at the enduring legacy of Muriel Spark and how her own writing was influenced by the author's most famous work, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

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Why We Love to Read Horror

Guest author Lauren Christie looks at the enduring appeal of one of most popular reading genres: Horror.

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Muriel Spark Burns Bright on Burns Night

Willy Maley discusses the ways Robert Burns' life and work influenced renowned Scottish author, Muriel Spark.

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Reader Rants: Public Transport

In this post we take a look at one of a reader's biggest annoyances: reading on public transport.

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January: A Month in Books

Feeling like you didn't quite get enough books this Christmas? Check out our top picks of new book releases this January.

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Top Tips for Surviving Christmas: A Reader's Guide

Christmas can be a tough time for readers, so we've compiled a list of top tips to help you get through the day as painlessly as possible.

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10 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Arthur Conan Doyle

To mark the 130th anniversary of A Study in Scarlet's publication we've pulled together 10 fun facts about the book and author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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