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Bringing poetry to life: introducing Edinburgh’s newest festival

Molly McCracken speaks to Push The Boat Out’s Julia Sorensen about what we can expect from Edinburgh’s first International Poetry Festival – and why poetry still matters. Can you tell…

Edinburgh: a book lover’s tour

As covid restrictions are finally gone, it’s a wonderful time to explore our city and some of the unique resources and sites available in our UNESCO City of Literature. For…

Is 2021 publishing’s blank page?

Even clichés bear repeating sometimes: no industry has been left untouched by the effects of COVID-19. Though reading is by nature easily enjoyed in the solitary and socially-distant safety of…

Putting the human in humanoid: on Kazuo Ishiguro’s Klara and the Sun

The arrival of a new Ishiguro novel is undoubtedly a main event in any year’s literary calendar. This month, the Nobel and Booker Prize winning author Kazuo Ishiguro released his…

‘Our memory is outside us’: introducing author Annie Ernaux

Sitting on my bookshelf is an unassuming paperback bound in a plain white sleeve, its title, The Years, emblazoned across its front, the only clue to what lies within. Between…