Blog Posts tagged: reading

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Teenage Rebellion in the Library

Award-winning author Thomas Welsh discusses how his local library helped him to rebel as a teenager, grow as a person and develop as a writer.

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Rebel: Submit Your Stories Now!

Today is the launch of our annual writing campaign. Find out more about this year's theme and all the ways you can get involved

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5 Events for Comic Book Lovers at Aye Write!

If you're keen on comics or graphic novels, we've got 5 great events for you at this year's Aye Write! festival.

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Caighlan Smith's Top Five Fantasy Novels

Need more fantasy fiction in your life? We've got you covered with 5 great picks from author Caighlan Smith

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6 Easy Ways to Read More in 2018

Feel like you're not reading as much as you could be? We've got 6 tips to get you reading more this year.

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Why Libraries Matter to Scotland's Health and Wellbeing

Sean McNamara talks about the importance of libraries to Scotland's health and wellbeing and the wealth of resources they offer.

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Our Favourite LGBT Characters from Books

To celebrate LGBT History Month we asked SBT staff to tell us about their favourite characters from LGBT books.

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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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