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SERENA


We've all been checking out the trailer for Serena – a film adaptation of one of our books is always exciting and no less so when it stars Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper...


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Russell Brand Event

Russell Brand's Trickster Tales Live


For one night only, join Russell Brand and a legion of tricksters in a night of magic and storytelling like no other, as they take you on a bewitching visit to the far-away city of Hamelin. 


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Alasdair Gray at Kelvingrove

From the Personal to the Universal


A major retrospective of Alasdair Gray's life's work is now showing at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum. Featuring around 100 works, it covers work from Alasdair's student days at Glasgow School of Art right up to the present day.


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Strange New Things cover design article

Creative Review


Michel Faber's The Book of Strange New Things features a cover designed and art directed by our Rafaela Romaya and illustrated by Yehrin Tong. In Creative Review's Front to Back series, the pair talk through the creative process.


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Tricksters.TV

Russell Brand's Trickster Revolution


To all the kids out there who want to have their say and make some mayhem! Sign up today to become one of Russell Brand's Tricksters, and be the first to see the front cover of The Pied Piper of Hamelin. 


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Lists of Note

Rules for the Anti-Flirt Club


Having been subjected to an unending stream of harassment, in the early 1920's a group of women in Washington DC set up The Anti-Flirt Club. Listen to Shaun Usher read the rules, which feature his book, Lists of Note. You can also hear Darwin's list on the pros and cons of marraige; Wartime Golf Rules and Jonny Cash's To Do List.
 

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Various

Matt Haig, Patience Agbabi, Michel Faber, Margaret Elphinstone, Ella Berthoud – find out who's appearing where this month.

Books Are My Bag

BAMB

Artist Tracey Emin designed this year's bag. Find out what's happening at a bookshop near you!

What the Hell Are You Doing by David Shrigley

What the hell are you doing?

DAVID SHRIGLEY

With Weak Messages Create Bad Situations coming out, it's the perfect time to enjoy one of David's wonderfully absurd films.

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BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND

The quest to find Scotland’s greatest literary character has started and Duncan Thaw from Lanark, Isserley from Under the Skin and Laidlaw have been nominated.

 

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The Book of Strange New Things

A wildly original tale of adventure, faith and the ties that might hold two people together when they are worlds apart.

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Lists of Note

The follow-up to the Sunday Times bestselling Letters of Note - this time editor Shaun Usher turns his hand to lists.

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Weak Messages Create Bad Situations by David Shrigley

A manifesto from the Turner Prize-nominated artist, with over 400 new works.

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