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Sunday, February 17, 2019

An interview with novelist Jodi Picoult

The Saint talks to Jodi Picoult about writing, politics and her advice for students.

Birdsong Reviewed on Armistice Day

Lest we forget

The Critics: Damned

Damned Chuck Palahniuk Picador £9.99 Chuck Palahniuk is not America’s best writer, but he is America’s most dependable writer. Every year, like a clockwork orgasm, he ejaculates a...

Far From The Madding Crowd: a fan’s heartfelt recommendation

It leaves the reader saddened at the prospect of returning to reality after exploring the rolling hills of Wessex

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."

Prepare your bookshelves for St Andrew’s Day

The 30th of November is almost upon us. As someone living in St Andrews for the first time, I’ve been excited about this date...

The Critics: Sidereal

Sidereal Rachel Boast Picador £8.99 Sidereal: ‘Of or pertaining to the stars.’ Sidereal, however, is a bit more terrestrial than its title might suggest. It probably isn’t necessary...

Inklight Poetry Slam: A review

Thursday night saw an Inklight -St Andrews’ creative writing society who host poetry readings in Aikman’s every so often host an event as part...

A fine slice of Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie could not have chosen a more apt title for her third novel

Yann Martel visits St Andrews

A literary giant visits our town