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Into Books Review: A Working Class State of Mind by Colin Burnett

Book: A Working Class State of Mind Author: Colin BurnettPublisher: Pierpoint Press (2021) Colin Burnett is a Midlothian based short-story writer, who has an inherent belief in the importance of Scottish culture, language and history.  In this striking debut collection, he combines this passion with his education

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Into Books Review: Dante’s Trilogy by Alasdair Gray

Books: Dante’s TrilogyAuthor: Alasdair GrayPublisher: Canongate William Blake, an English writer and artist of genius, illustrated Dante’s Divine Comedy but didn’t translate it. Alasdair Gray, a Scottish writer and artist of genius, seemed to be going a step further, both illustrating and translating this medieval masterpiece. But

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The Girl, The Crow, The Writer And The Fighter

May Morgenstern has started a book she cannot afford to put down. From the pre and post-war streets of bohemian Paris to the cool azure skies above the Mediterranean, ‘The Girl, The Crow, The Writer and The Fighter’ takes the reader on a visceral, labyrinthine trip with

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SOLD OUT! Book Launch (Plus) – George Paterson and Friends

SOLD OUT! George Paterson welcomes you to a special event to mark the launch of his debut novel. Spoken word & music performances. Into Books event. About this event Friday nights in Glasgow don’t come much better. George Paterson launches his debut novel with a little help

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Prendergast’s Fall

Prendergast’s Fall by David Cameron Available to buy here HERE

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Into Books Review: Bunnyman – A Memoir by Will Sergeant

Book: Bunnyman: A MemoirAuthor: Will SergeantPublisher: Little, Brown Book Group Cards on the table, Echo & The Bunnymen were without doubt the coolest band to emerge in the 80s, they had the look, the hair, the clothes but most importantly the tunes and the sheer gallusness to

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Today In Detroit – Tam Dean Burn

Forgotten Books, the World’s Forgotten Boy, her Best Loved Poet and my Pipe Dreams Did you know that there are more statues of Robert Burns around the world than any other artist ever? In fact there’s only ever been more statues of Christopher Colombus and Queen Victoria

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Into Books Review: Fish Town by John Gerard Fagan

Book: Fish TownAuthor: John Gerard FaganPublisher: Guts Publishing 2021 Only the truly lost wash up on the shores of Yaizua fish town in a forgotten part of Japan fish town In 2013, twenty-nine year old Masters Creative Writing graduate John Gerard Fagan from Muirhead, near Glasgow, was

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Into Books Review: The Mash House by Alan Gillespie

Book: The Mash HouseAuthor: Alan GillespiePublisher: Unbound Teacher-turned-writer Alan Gillespie hands in his debut work and it’s ready to be marked. Gillespie’s mighty tome is set in the fictional village of Cullrothes, a remote, unforgiving corner of the Scottish Highlands whose inhabitants are inextricably linked by secrets,

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Into Books Review: A Tomb With A View by Peter Ross

Book: A Tomb With A ViewAuthor: Peter RossPublisher: Headline, 2020 Peter Ross has been fascinated by graveyards since he was young, tracing the letters and symbols of tombstones in the Old Town Cemetery in Stirling, near his grandparents’ home and reading the slabs like ‘shelves full of stories’.

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