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By Anna Kaye On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival – REVIEW – Scarlatti and Cage with David Greilsammer and David Mitchell

David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas muses on the nature of boundaries – namely, the boundaries between noise and sound. The novel suggests that all boundaries are conventions, that one may cross “if only one More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival: The 2017 Siobhan Dowd Trust Lecture

If like me you were a child of the sixties, you probably read a lot of books. You did this partly because, swinging as things apparently were in Carnaby Street, just about everywhere else life was deeply boring. No More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017 : John Lister-Kaye

John Lister-Kaye was born to be wild.   Lister-Kaye’s life has come full circle; a childhood spent roaming the countryside of Warwickshire and Somerset set the tone for his current life in the Scottish More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival: Jim Crumley and Christopher Nicholson – Men for All Seasons

‘A badger peed on my wellies once while I was wearing them. It was like being anointed by nature.’ Many of us are good at sitting still, but few of us see it as a necessity of life. For nature writer Jim Crumley More...

By admin On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival – Paul Auster at 70

How to achieve Paul Auster’s literary genius? Start living uncomfortably Any questions? andersphoto by Alan McMunnigall, University of Glasgow and Pamela Ross, University of Glasgow Paul Auster takes the stage More...