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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Summer reads: The Beautiful and the Damned

F Scott Fitzgerald’s sophomore novel The Beautiful and Damned is often overlooked in discussions of the writer’s illustrious career and literary heritage, especially when considering...

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."

A haven for bibliophiles

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

Debate: Are cookery books literature?

The broad topic of this debate embodies the age-old question of what constitutes literature? As a society, why do we view the complete works...

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...

T.S. Eliot was never young: Robert Crawford on the celebrated poet

Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 1888 - January 1965)

By Way of Deception: The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad...

An entertaining if far-fetched account of the dealings of a one-time Mossad officer

Reviewed: The Letters of Ivor Punch

Ellen Ridsdale reviews the debut novel of acclaimed Scottish musician Colin MacIntyre

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...

The literary origins of Cinderella

Cinderella's long history before entering the cinema