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Muriel Spark, Sports Commentary, and the Spoken Word

Think football and Muriel Spark don't mix? Think again! In this post, guest author Willy Maley discusses Spark, football and the link between commentary and the traditions of oral storytelling.

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August: A Month in Books

Need some inspiration to get you through August? We have compiled a list of some of the best book and film releases for the month ahead.

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8 Literary Walks, Hikes and Trails in Scotland

Explore Scotland's natural beauty and her contribution to literature on one of these hikes and trails inspired by Scottish authors and books.

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Children's Book of the Month: Wigglesbottom Primary Super Dog

Check out this month's book recommendation for children: the hilarious new read from Pamela Butchart. We have 5 copies to give away!

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On This Day, 1814: The Origins of Frankenstein

Ever wondered how Mary Shelley came up with one of the most celebrated novels of the horror genre? Find out here.

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7 Great True Crime Books

The perfect way to satisfy your crime fix, especially if you've just binge-watched every episode of Making a Murderer.

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5 Tips to Help You Put Down Your Phone and Start Reading

Feeling like your phone has you hooked? Read our top tips for how to disengage and start reading!

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July: A Month in Books

Need some new reading material for July? We've got you covered with a great list of new book and film releases.

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Teens' Book of the Month: Walking Mountain

Check out this month's book recommendation for teenagers: an epic adventure novel by Joan Lennon. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Top 5 Hitchcock Films Based on Books

It's no secret that some of the best films were based on great books. In this list we take a look at some of the best Alfred Hitchcock films adapted from literature.

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