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Celebrating LGBT+ literature: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous & Giovanni’s Room

Jakob Tynan and Rory Biggs O’May share two unmissable works celebrating queer identities and relationships for LGBT History Month.   Jakob Tynan, on On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous So very occasionally does a novel take your breath away with such delicacy, such sublimity, that it goes almost unnoticed until you put it down. For me, […]

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What is the role of radicalism in Edinburgh’s literary scene?

The buzz of interested brains, the engagement and undivided attentiveness of open minds is palpable in the audience at Assembly Roxy on the bustling third day the Radical Book Fair 2019. In its twenty-third year, the book fair is thriving, with this year’s theme of ‘Radical Hope’ guiding a programme packed full of empowering content […]