Category: What Scot Lit Fest is Reading

What Scot Lit Fest is Reading: Week 13

Every Friday Scot Lit Fest shares what they’ve been reading in the past week. The  Other Mrs Walker – Mary Paulson-Ellis (Mantle) An old lady dies alone and unheeded in a cold Edinburgh flat, on a snowy Christmas night. A faded emerald dress hangs in her wardrobe; a spilt glass of whisky pools on the […]

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What Scot Lit Fest is Reading: Week 12

Every Friday Scot Lit Fest shares what they’ve been reading in the past week.   Fen – Daisy Johnson (Jonathan Cape) Real people live their lives here. They wrestle with familiar instincts, with sex and desire, with everyday routine. But the wild is always close at hand, ready to erupt. This is a place where […]

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What Scot Lit Fest is Reading: Week 11

Every Friday Scot Lit Fest shares what they’ve been reading in the past week.   On Starlit Seas – Sara Sheridan (Black & White Publishing) Charged with a mission by the Empress of Brazil, celebrated writer and the toast of Georgian London, Maria Graham sets off for England with the Brazilian civil war at its […]

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What Scot Lit Fest is Reading: Week 10

Every Friday Scot Lit Fest shares what they’ve been reading in the past week.   Fen – Daisy Johnson (Jonathan Cape) Real people live their lives here. They wrestle with familiar instincts, with sex and desire, with everyday routine. But the wild is always close at hand, ready to erupt. This is a place where […]

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What Scot Lit Fest is Reading: Week 9

Every Friday Scot Lit Fest shares what they’ve been reading in the past week. Riverkeep – Martin Stewart (Viking) “The Danék is a wild, treacherous river, and the Fobisher family has tended it for generations—clearing it of ice and weed, making sure boats can get through, and fishing corpses from its bleak depths. Wulliam’s father, […]

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What Scot Lit Fest is Reading: Week 8

Every Friday Scot Lit Fest shares what they’ve been reading in the past week. Adventures in Human Being – Gavin Francis (Profile Books) “If the body is a foreign country, then to practice medicine is to explore new territory. Francis leads the reader on an adventure through what it means to be human. Both a […]

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