Tag: books

A guide to our Debut Showcase.

We’ve been particularly excited about our debut showcase, bringing three great new books and authors to your attention. Here’s a little more on the books we’ve chosen. The Other Mrs Walker – Mary Paulson-Ellis (Mantle) When? 2-2.20pm, Sunday 26th June, Twitter, @mspaulsonellis. An old lady dies alone and unheeded in a cold Edinburgh flat, on […]

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What is the Electric Bookshop?

Well, let us tell you. We’ll be handing #scotlitfest over to the Electric Bookshop for an hour on Sunday June 26th for an exploration of the world of books and reading. What do they do? Their events explore diverse and cutting-edge technologies, the latest ideas and debates, conductive ink, paper technology, storytelling and educational apps, […]

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Looking for podcasts? Look no further.

While we’re looking forward to sharing our podcast with Vic Galloway and James Yorkston later today, we thought we’d give you some extra recommendations for after the Scot Lit Fest weekend to brighten up your work, walk or wherever you choose to listen. Book Talk Though the Scottish Book Trust has stopped Book Talk, they’re […]

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Welcome to Amazon – the good, the bad and the ugly

Neu! Reekie!’s own Kevin Williamson and Gillian Robertson from Looking Glass Books will be joining in the Saltire Society offices for an event, and you can join us in person, or watch online. What will they be talking about? Amazon. We all know about Amazon. On one hand, it’s quick, cheap and easy – that’s […]

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#scotlitfest exclusive: The Beast on the Broch by John K Fulton – cover reveal

“A lonely girl. A wild beast. An unforgettable friendship.” 12-year-old Talorca is a Pictish girl living in North-east Scotland in 799 AD. When Gaelic-speaking Dalriadans attack her village, her world is turned upside down. Her only friend is the mythical Pictish Beast, who has been injured by the Dalriadans. Talorca decides to take a stand […]

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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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