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Thursday, September 20, 2018

An interview with Bernard Cornwell

Most famous for his 24 novels about the Napoleonic War-era rifleman Richard Sharpe, Bernard Cornwell is perhaps the world’s best-known historical novelist today. Fantastically...

A window into Cypriot literature

If you fancy a new read, how about trying Cypriot literature?

I Am Malala review

Seeking inspiration for the New Year? I Am Malala is a good place to start.

Chomsky & Ploychroniou, “Optimism over Despair”

The influence of Noam Chomsky's thought over the past half century on the scope and focus of public debate, as a leading intellectual and...

Doli temeris: Remembering Seamus Heaney

In the first in a three-part series, Tamar Ziff takes a look at the work of Heaney

A haven for bibliophiles

The Saint's essential guide to St Andrews' bookshops.

Toppings & Company finally opens its doors

An independent bookseller in St Andrews

Liz Lochhead’s Fugitive Colours evokes grief, reminiscence

"As an American student half way through his degree, I know there are poems here I will revisit whenever I miss the rain and the mountains."

Words smuggled from China to St Andrews: Liu Xiaobo at StAnza

It is a sad state of affairs when a government chooses to imprison one of its own thinkers for attempting to challenge the regime...

Kazuo Ishiguro returns

His new novel is to be published this March.