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Homage to Caledonia Book Review

At the beginning of his book, Homage to Caledonia - Scotland and the Spanish Civil War, Daniel Gray quotes from another book on the subject, From the Calton to Catalonia by John and Willy Maley (Glasgow City Libraries).  The extract is written in
gallus Glaswegian Scots and describes conditions in the east end of Glasgow in the 1930s.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Picks

Submitted by Jo Clarke on Fri, 11 Jul '08 9.53pm

The Edinburgh International Book Festival pitches camp in Charlotte Square Gardens this year between 9th and 25th
August, hosting a staggering 800 authors from around the world. The quality and range of authors always draws wide interest, and this year is no exception. Following the launch of ticket sales last month, heavy traffic made the web site inaccessible for a while and a good number of events have already sold out.