Tag: reading

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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Long Live Libraries: Some Reading

Ahead of our event Long Live Libraries with Val McDermid and Orkney Library’s Stewart Bain, we wanted to give you some reading to be prepared (it’s not like homework, honestly). Between people speaking out about their love of libraries, to discussions on the possibilities and roles of them, to hard statistics, we’ve got you covered. […]

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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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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 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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