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6 ways to address your book collection without going pure Kondo

Marie Kondo caused booklovers everywhere to break out into a cold sweat when she suggested we should own no more than 30 books in our home. We read her advice and came up with different methods for deciding on what to keep and donate.

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Book of the Month: Sonny and Me

A funny and heartwarming tale of friendship... and murder

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My Life in Libraries

Willy Maley writes about the libraries that shaped his life

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Readin Trainspottin: Anna Stewart

Writer Anna Stewart shares her memories of the first time she read Trainspotting

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Book of the Month: Mossbelly MacFearsome and the Dwarves of Doom

Discover Alex Gardiner's latest novel, Mossbelly MacFearsome and the Dwarves of Doom, and enter our competition to win one of five free copies!

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33 Scottish Novels to Look Forward to in 2019

33 Scottish Novels to Look Forward to in 2019

We preview some of the most exciting new Scottish novels hitting book shops and libraries in 2019.

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Spark Life: The Biographies of Muriel Spark

Professor Willy Maley explores how Muriel Spark's biographies of other writers shaped her own writing.

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Rediscovering Little Robin

Jan Fearnley shares how she illustrated the new 20th anniversary edition of Little Robin Red Vest.

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The Gutenberg Bible is going on display!

Visit the National Library of Scotland to see the Gutenberg Bible on Thursday 22 November

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