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Obituary: Janet Paisley

November 10, 2018

A writer, poet and playwright who was well-regarded as a champion of the Scots language has died at the age of 70.


Book Review: Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce

April 19, 2018

Dear Mrs Bird follows Emmeline 'Emmy' Lake who dreams of being a 'Lady War Correspondent' but stumbles into a job answering problem page letters for an eccentric boss at a women's magazine in Blitz-besieged London.


Book Review: Trick To Time by Kit de Waal

April 17, 2018

Although so much of Kit de Waal's second novel is different from her acclaimed debut My Name Is Leon, her focus on the lives of working class people and her ability to paint characters in minute detail through the eyes of her main character, remains.