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Writing

Reimagining Home: Writing Scotland as a Fictional Setting

Annalena McAfee discusses using her ancestral home of Scotland as an inspiration for the remarkable setting in her newest book, Hame.

Culture

The Literary Allure of Edinburgh, Explained

Jonathan Skariton, author of Séance Infernale, discusses how Edinburgh influenced his writing, and why it's such a spectacularly mysterious city.

Culture

Great Expeditions: The Top 10 Cities for Literary Travelers

Do you have both wanderlust and a love for literature? These ten breathtaking cities have plenty for book lovers to discover around the world.

Culture

20 Years Later: Why You Should Revisit ‘Trainspotting’

It’s been twenty years since the release of ‘Trainspotting,’ Danny Boyle’s adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel. Here’s why it’s worth revisiting.

Culture

Meet ‘Barney Thomson’: A Review of the Near-perfect Film

‘Barney Thomson,’ the directorial debut of Robert Carlyle, is near perfect in its cozy Glasgow-set rattiness.

Books

Welcome to the World of Isabel Dalhousie, by Alexander McCall Smith

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is just the right city for somebody like Isabel Dalhousie to inhabit. She is a philosopher, a woman of artistic tastes, and appreciative of the breath-taking of this most beautiful of cities.