Monthly Archives: November 2015

An interview at Writer Stories

  Here’s a video interview I did for Writer Stories when I was up at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in August this year. Talked about setting, music, tartan noir, all sorts. Check it oot! Dx Advertisements

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On Tour for Book Week Scotland!

I’m off on tour! The week after next is the Scottish Book Trust’s Book Week Scotland, and I have five gigs on five nights around Scotland. Come see me in the flesh and ask me an embarrassing question. The dates are: … Continue reading

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Review of Little Sister Death by William Gay and A Mile Down by David Vann

Here’s my Big Issue review of William Gay’s Little Sister Death (Faber) and A Mile Down (William Heinemann) by David Vann. Both cracking.

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My Review of The Undesired by Yrsa Sigurdardottir in Independent on Sunday

Here you go. I didn’t like it very much, if I’m honest. Sorry! Dx

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Q&A over at Orenda Books

What do James M Cain and George Mackay Brown have in common? They’re both mentioned in this penetrating Q&A I did with the inimitable Karen Sullivan over at Orenda Books, that’s what. I did some deep digging for this one, … Continue reading

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