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Wednesday, November 21, 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...

October reads: Books to get you in the mood for Halloween

October. Leaves start falling from the trees, the warm jumpers start making an appearance, and my bloodstream is ninety percent Pumpkin Spice Latte. ‘Tis...

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.

Doli temeris: Remembering Seamus Heaney

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

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...

‘Skelling’ author David Almond visits St Andrews

I read Skellig when I was in junior school myself. I remember being entranced with the concept, where the main character nurses a strange...

Toppings & Company finally opens its doors

An independent bookseller in St Andrews

A haven for bibliophiles

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

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."