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  • On the literary trail in Scotland

     On the literary trail in Scotland
    WIGTOWN, Scotland — "You're on the road to nowhere." The roads were getting narrower and narrower on the drive through southwestern Scotland. We had left behind the divided highway outside Glasgow, and then, somewhere near the towns with signs...
  • Scottish writers lead the way in producing popular crime fiction

    Scottish writers lead the way in producing popular crime fiction
    As proudly reported in Scottish Life magazine, a British think tank called the New Economics Foundation recently determined that the Scots are the happiest people in Britain, boasting some of the most impressive "wellbeing" scores anywhere. Exactly why...
  • A New Era For East Hartford's Olde Burnside Brewery

    A New Era For East Hartford's Olde Burnside Brewery
    The Burnside Craft Brewers Festival June 15, 1-5 pm, High Meadow Resort, North Granby, oldeburnsidebrewing.com   So proud is Case McClellan of his Scottish heritage that he has affixed the slogans "Scotland Forever" and "The Pipers are Calling:...
  • At Signal Ensemble, the men and women beyond the conflict

    At Signal Ensemble, the men and women beyond the conflict
    On the face of it, the Signal Ensemble Theatre production of "This Is War" could not be more different from the National Theatre of Scotland's "Black Watch." The latter is an internationally touring epic drama about the great Scottish regiment; on two...
  • #MashTag: Scottish brewery creates the world's first 'Twitter beer'

    #MashTag: Scottish brewery creates the world's first 'Twitter beer'
    Drinking just got even more social. A Scotland-based brewery has created what it’s calling the world’s first “Twitter beer.” BrewDog brewery had its Twitter followers, Facebook fans and blog readers vote on ingredients for a beer...
  • Scottish independence referendum sparks debate about identity

    Scottish independence referendum sparks debate about identity
    LONDON – Exactly a year before Scotland decides whether to remain part of Great Britain or go it alone, supporters of independence clashed Wednesday with those who want to stay in the British fold, heralding 12 months of searching debate over...
  • Video: Scarlett Johansson strips in 'Under the Skin' trailer

    "You don't want to wake up, do you?" That's what you hear Scarlett Johansson whisper at the start of a new trailer for "Under the Skin," the provocative alien-on-Earth drama from director Jonathan Glazer ("Birth," "Sexy Beast") that premiered at last...
  • Best Historical Novel Duos

     
    I'm still swamped, so my list today is somewhat truncated. I figured I'd let you guys do the work. My question is: Who are the best duos in historical fiction? I read a lot of the stuff, so I'll offer......
  • Scotland to vote on independence in 2014

     
    Scottish voters will go to the polls in 2014 to decide whether Scotland should become an independent nation. A referendum agreed to by British Prime Minister David Cameron and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond will allow voters to decide whether to end...
  • Starz greenlights time-traveling 'Outlander' series

    Starz greenlights time-traveling 'Outlander' series
    Starz has given the greenlight to "Outlander," a new series set in 18th century Scotland and based on the bestselling series of books by Diana Gabaldon. The series follows Claire Randall, a 20th century doctor who travels in time back to Scotland in the...
  • Booker Prize-winning author James Kelman visits Baltimore

    Booker Prize-winning author James Kelman visits Baltimore
    Plunging into a novel by James Kelman is like diving head-first into a chilly lake. It's a shock to your system at first, and a bit disorienting, but the trick is to keep moving. Once your muscles get warmed up and you get your bearings, the...