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    John O'Dowd 14th Dec'16 63
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    Scotland the Bold

    Review of Scotland the Bold by Gerry Hassan, Freight Books, Glasgow, 2016, £9.99. Available from Word Power books. Politics is the lifeblood for some, and […]

    Alastair McIntosh 14th Dec'16 28
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    Demanding Democracy

    Christopher Silver’s ‘Demanding Democracy – The Case for a Scottish Media’ challenges the reader to ponder questions about Scotland’s broadcasting that far exceed the merely […]

    Robert J Somynne 7th Dec'16 12
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    Borrowed Time

    ‘You can’t draw a line in the water… and yet the difference on either side is so clear. But it must shift with wind and […]

    Beth Cochrane 6th Dec'16 3
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    The Sinner by Stuart Macgregor

    Stuart MacGregor (1935-1973) was a Scottish novelist, poet and songwriter who worked as a medical doctor and a lecturer in social medicine. As John Herdman […]

    Richie MacCaffery 5th Dec'16 3
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    Disappearing Glasgow

    Is it a coffee table? Is it an academic tome? Upon picking up Chris Leslie’s beautiful book Disappearing Glasgow I wasn’t sure. On the one […]

    Ed Hollis 23rd Nov'16 7
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    All the Devils

    All the Devils – by Neil Broadfoot reviewed by Lucy Cameron. All the Devils is the third installment of the Doug McGregor/Susie Drummond series written […]

    Lucy Cameron 17th Nov'16 0
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    Stories from a Nation in the Making

    I am gratified someone wrote a book describing some of the cultural components of the 2014 Referendum campaign, because that was what the referendum was […]

    Peter Burnett 14th Nov'16 7
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    Fearghas MacFhionnlaigh 14th Nov'16 10
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    My Bonnie Scotland

    MY BONNIE SCOTLAND by Jim Ferguson reviewed by Thomas Clark Yin wey tae weir intae Jim Ferguson’s poetry micht be tae think aboot it as […]

    12th Nov'16 4
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    Nadine McBay 15th Oct'16 4
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    Determination: how Scotland can become independent by 2021, by Robin McAlpine; Commonweal After “an independence campaign [that] was never more alive than after its loss”, […]

    John Herdman 22nd Sep'16 4
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    Treason and Mutiny with Long John

    The Roch Winds is a ‘treacherous guide’ to Scotland by Cailean Gallagher, Rory Scothorne and Amy Westwell (Luath Press). This trio are ‘revolutionary communists’ and […]

    Mike Small 10th Jun'16 6
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    George Gunn 28th Apr'16 15

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