14 November 2005
Dust-scoured, four-street railroad towns. Landscapes where the dead lie one day, and leave no marks the next. A...
Applied ethics. Alexander McCall Smith's new female detective - an Edinburgh bluestocking - is no less delightful than her African predecessor, writes Ruaridh Nicoll
06 September 2004
Imagine a reader somewhere outside Maun, on the banks of the Boro River. Her back is resting against the dirt wall of...
10 November 2003
In a photograph that almost always accompanies articles about the Glasgow-based television producers Wark Clements,...