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WHS McIntyre talks to Crime Time

And Justice for all?   I’m not new to writing, but I am very new to being published, and what I’ve learned is that to be a marketable author one’s books need a genre.  My books have been genre-defined as Crime Fiction, something I wasn’t too pleased about initially...

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The Donald Meek Award Shortlist

THE DONALD MEEK AWARD 2016 This year’s shortlist announced! Six new Gaelic books have been shortlisted for this year’s Donald Meek Award. The Gaelic Book of the Year will be presented with the Donald Meek Award, and additional literary prizes funded by Bòrd na Gàidhlig will...

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Future Nordic Noir TV Gold- Norway's Chief Inspector Wisting

When was the last time you photographed a pile of manure? Thought so. But that’s exactly what I do as we arrive outside an anonymous farm. It is July, close enough to June, the month when Jorn Lier Horst’s latest book The Ordeal is set. The international best-selling Norwegian writer...

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Iraq's Youth Orchestra: A musical dream that shattered

By Anna MacSwan LONDON, Aug 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For nearly six years, young Iraqis defied the war, coming from all over the country to play in an orchestra, but the emergence of Islamic State has dashed their dream of making music to bridge deadly sectarian...

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The Trout author Peter Cunningham hooks major screen deal

Bestselling author Peter Cunningham launches his new novel The Trout at Hodges Figgis on 31 August. The book, just selected as Bord Gáis Book Club’s Book of the Month, is already generating a good deal of interest, not least from UK screen producer Cameron Maxwell Lewis, who is travelling to...

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