City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Book Festival


A Double Life: JP Delaney & Ruth Ware, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

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This event brought together two global best-selling writers specialising in suspense, intrigue and murder.

Ali Smith: Spark and Time, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

Muriel Spark - in her prime

As part of the series Muriel Spark 100, Val McDermid introduced Ali Smith as Scotland’s greatest living writer who would be discussing the work of our greatest deceased writer.

The James Tait Black Prizes, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

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These are the UK’s oldest Literary Awards, founded in 1919 by Janet Coats, the widow of the publisher, James Tait Black to commemorate his love of good books.

Helen Bellany, Portrait of a Marriage, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

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The late John Bellany (1942 – 2013) is regarded as a major Scottish – indeed European - Figurative Expressionist painter, an artistic giant alongside Francis Bacon and Alan Davie.

Case Closed. Not, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

EIBF Case Closed. Not (Thomas Enger and Alex Gray)

Murder is murder whether in Oslo or Glasgow.

All About Miss Jean Brodie, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, by Muriel Spark (original cover design)

As part of the Muriel Spark 100 celebrations, Alan Taylor, literary critic, writer and close friend of the late Muriel Spark, and Candia McWilliam, the award winning novelist discussed Spark’s most fa

A Tribute to Muriel Spark, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

Janice Galloway

This event was the first of a special series on the work and legacy of Muriel Spark to commemorate the centenary year of her birth, a lively discussion between Janice Galloway, writer of novels, poetr

Between the Lines, Portraits of Authors - Photography Exhibition

Between the Lines, Portraits of Authors - Photography Exhibition
This is a chance to see the world's largest 'live' and arguably most unique photographic exhibition.

Good Grief! - Death comes to the Fringe

This year, the charity-run initiative Death on the Fringe, that aims to get us talking about the one thing that faces us all, returns for its fifth year to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

EIBF 2017: Island Misadventures - Nell Stevens and Anne Cholawo, Review

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For anyone interested in travel or world geography, this was a most inspirational discussion - indeed a journey - from the South Atlantic to the Hebrides.