Category: Books
Glasgow Plays A Big Part In The Oasis Story
Oasis

When it comes to Oasis, Glasgow looms large in the story of the band.

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Glasgow Life Captured And Brought To You
Glasgow short story collection

Glasgow based short story collection now available

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The Messi Muller Glasgow Night
Bacchus

When stars collide

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Glasgow, Albania And the Moon
Albania

Sometimes it is the author that manages to capture the spirit and nature of Glaswegians and the city so perfectly whereas at other times, it is the city that influences the author. We’ve been fortunate enough to speak to some authors who have created great stories of Glasgow and the people in it but this time, we’re catching up with […]

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Ellipsis Digital – The Typesetter Q&A
Sqwiggly Bridge, Broomielaw - © Get Around Glasgow Photography

We’ve been lucky enough to have caught up with a couple of authors with strong links to Glasgow, Paul Cuddihy and Glasgow Noir Fiction in recent weeks, so for our latest interview, we’ve decided to take a different approach. Once the author has finished their masterpiece and the manuscript has been created, it is left to the typesetters to work […]

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The Glasgow Noir Fiction Q & A
Clip Their Little Wings - a Stevie McCabe novel - John Callaghan

Having stumbled across @GlasgowNoir on Twitter, one of the Get Around Glasgow team decided to download “clip their little wings” for the kindle. The book is the first in a series about a Glasgow private detective called Stevie McCabe by Glasgow author John Callaghan. The fast flowing thriller has dodgy politicians, Glasgow gangsters, a jazz singing asylum seeker, a headless […]

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Paul Cuddihy – The Hunted Q & A
Paul Cuddihy - "The Hunted" Book Launch - Waterstones, Glasgow

We never seem to get enough time to read books these days but occasionally we turn off the computer and relax with a book. Having enjoyed “Saints & Sinners” earlier in the year we couldn’t wait to get our hands on the “The Hunted” by Glasgow author Paul Cuddihy and it didn’t disappoint with another great story of love, God […]

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Lanark: A Life In Four Books
Lanark: A Life in Four Books by Alasdair Gray

What is left to be written about Lanark by Alasdair Gray? Nothing…so we may as well end this article here….. No, that would be rather dull and if there is anything that Lanark and Alasdair Gray don’t deserve it is a dull and unimaginative review of the book. Published in 1981, the book had been formed over a number of […]

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