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Why Libraries Matter to Scotland's Health and Wellbeing

Sean McNamara talks about the importance of libraries to Scotland's health and wellbeing and the wealth of resources they offer.

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Our Favourite LGBT Characters from Books

To celebrate LGBT History Month we asked SBT staff to tell us about their favourite characters from LGBT books.

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Top Films Inspired by Books at the Glasgow Film Festival

We take a look at some of the best films inspired by books at this year's Glasgow Film Festival.

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Muriel Spark on Love

Professor Willy Maley takes an in-depth look at the relationships that defined Muriel Spark's life, examining not only the presentation of love between characters within her books but how these dynamics are informed by her own view of love and her experiences first as a wife and then a single aspiring writer.

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Teen Book of the Month: The Sacrifice Box

Enter the horror-filled world of Martin Stewart's latest book, and snag yourself a free copy!

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The Legacy of Muriel Spark

Guest author Olga Wojtas looks at the enduring legacy of Muriel Spark and how her own writing was influenced by the author's most famous work, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

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Why We Love to Read Horror

Guest author Lauren Christie looks at the enduring appeal of one of most popular reading genres: Horror.

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17 books to read before they become films in 2018

We cast our eye over the book-to-film adaptations set to hit the silver screen in 2018.

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Muriel Spark Burns Bright on Burns Night

Willy Maley discusses the ways Robert Burns' life and work influenced renowned Scottish author, Muriel Spark.

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Reader Rants: Public Transport

In this post we take a look at one of a reader's biggest annoyances: reading on public transport.

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