Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery: the misconceptions of Jane Austen

By Émer O'Toole Jane Austen has inspired enough reverence to accumulate a following of Janeites, and since it was published in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has sold more than 20 million copies. Austen herself might marvel at this. She had to buy her first manuscript back from Thomas Cadell, of the eminent London publishing firm … Continue reading Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery: the misconceptions of Jane Austen

June and Winter: Picks of the Week

By Niall Christie Here's a rundown of the music released, films screening, shows playing, books read, events happening and stuff going on that we think is worth talking about this week. Martha Ffion - Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh The musical project of Claire Martha Ffion McKay, this Irish-born, Glasgow-based artist travels to the east coast to … Continue reading June and Winter: Picks of the Week

Most anticipated books coming out this summer

By Émer O'Toole The best books coming out this summer include novels from debut writers Chris McQueer and Rachel Khong, as well as more established authors like John Boyne. Hings, Chris McQueer New Scottish publisher 404 Ink’s first book, Nasty Women, an essay collection “written by and about 21st century women” was a success when … Continue reading Most anticipated books coming out this summer

June and Winter: Picks of the week

By Émer O'Toole and Tony Inglis Here's a rundown of the music released, films screening, shows playing, books read, events happening and stuff going on that we think is worth talking about this week. Haim – Something to Tell You A lot has changed in the four years since the Haim sisters released their debut … Continue reading June and Winter: Picks of the week