In an interview ahead of launching his latest detective crime novel, north Fife farmer turned author James Oswald tells MICHAEL ALEXANDER how life has become a ‘bit mad’.
When Stuart MacBride was waiting to ship his first Scottish crime novel a decade ago, his laser printer broke and, at the very least, he hoped the advance from his publisher would cover the cost of a new one.
One of Dundee’s best loved characters warmed up for the city’s literary festival with a unique presentation.
Move over Rabbie Burns! Has history overlooked a working class 19th century Dundee writer known as the People’s Poet? MICHAEL ALEXANDER spoke to a Dundee literary expert to find out more.
You can’t get away from the river, they say of Dundee, and for good reason.
The Dundonian author of a thought-provoking book about her battle with anorexia has revealed steps are being taken to turn her story into a film.
Writers including Val McDermid, Michel Faber and Kate Mosse will make appearances during Scotland's fourth national celebration of books and reading, organisers have announced.
The legacy of one of the east coast’s greatest writers is alive and well, judging by the clamour for tickets for an event 150 years after she was born.
More than £50,000 in library fines is being paid in Tayside and Fife every year but the real figure could be even higher.
New technology makes it possible to read a novel in just 90 minutes. But is that a good thing? Jack McKeown looks at the latest technology promising to make us superhuman.