March: a Month in Books

Ghost in the shell poster
Category: Reading

Put a spring in your step and some new books on your shelf! The month of March brings lots of happenings in the world of books.

Big New Book Releases

The Bricks
Mark Haddon, The Pier Falls, 2 March

Mark Haddon's first collection of short stories. 

Javier Marías, Thus Bad Begins, 2 March

A tale of shadows and secrets from one of Spain's favourite authors.

Sarah Dunant, In the Name of the Family, 2 March

A new work from acclaimed historcial fiction writer Sarah Dunant, exploring the dark years of the Borgia family.

Kate Tempest, The Bricks That Built the Houses, 9 March

Debut novel from the punchy, award-winning performance poet.


Book Festivals

Aye Write! 9 - 19 March

Glasgow's very own book festival's programme is bursting at the seams with exiting author events! Ian Rankin, Val McDiarmid, AL Kennedy, John Byrne, Sanjeev Kohli, Jackie Kay and Liz Lochhead, to name just a few. Check out the full programme


Big New Film Releases

Ghost in the Shell
, 1 March

Hugh Jackman plays Marvel Comics hero Wolverine in the tenth installment of the X-Men series.

Certain Women, 3 March

Starring Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern and Michelle Williams and based on short story collection, Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It by Maile Meloy. The film explores the intersecting lives of three women, and those closest to them, in Montana.

Elle, 10 March

Psychological thriller based on the book Oh... by Philippe Djian.

Ghost in the Shell, 30 March

This much anticpated live-action film stars Scarlett Johansson and is based on the sci-fi manga classic by Masamune Shirow.

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