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Culture Literature

Triumphs and tantrums: the Man Booker Prize returns for its 49th year

With a simple promise of choosing the best original novel in the opinion of its judges, the Man Booker Prize will be awarded this month for the 49th time in its history. As the most prestigious UK literary award, it is a great way to shed light on some of the best recent releases which […]

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Fringe Literature

The 2015 Edinburgh International Book Festival: Opening Weekend

Ben Okri at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Photo: Alan McCredie For most of us, Edinburgh in August is synonymous with the Fringe. And why wouldn’t it be? With the biggest and the brightest comedians and actors of our generation performing all around the city no wonder it’s hard to keep up with what’s going […]