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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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Scottish novels to look forward to in 2018

28 Scottish Novels to Look Forward to in 2018

2018 looks like a memorable year for Scottish fiction, with new releases from Kate Atkinson, Irvine Welsh and Kirsty Gunn set to hit bookshelves alongside some exhilarating debuts.

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Teen Book of the Month: The Extinction Trials

Check out S M Wilson's brand new teen book, The Extinction Trials and enter our competition to win a free copy!

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14 Amazing Scottish Poetry Books of 2017

It was a year of ups and downs for the Scottish poetry world, but that didn't prevent some of the country's greats from producing some outstanding work

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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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Children’s Book of the Month: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane

Enter to win a signed copy of the Scots version of the beloved wizarding novel!

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December: A Month in Books

We've rounded up some of December's best new book releases, because you can never have too many books!

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